Two Ten Shines a Spotlight on Employee Mental Health at FN CEO Summit 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic was a very challenging time for the footwear industry – particularly for footwear employees and their families.
At the FN CEO Summit held on June 9 and 10, industry leaders discussed “The Employee Mental Health Crisis in Our Post-Covid Workplace,” led by Shawn Osbourne, president and CEO of Two Ten Footwear Foundation. The conversation featured Kenneth Cole, chief creative officer and founder of Kenneth Cole Productions and Dan Potterton, chief operating officer of FEI.
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In the one-year period of March 2020 to March 2021, Two Ten helped more than 6,500 footwear families in crisis (or families with one or more people in the household being laid off or furloughed), with $4.3 million in financial relief, according to Osbourne.
Osbourne added that the Two Ten Footwear Foundation referred more employees to FEI, an employee assistance program, for mental health consulting than any other time in …
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