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Employers rethinking value of employee connections in era of remote work: report

The rise of remote work has led to a loss of workplace social connections that is negatively affecting employees, according to a new report by…

55% of Americans worry they won’t have financial security in retirement: survey

More than half (55 per cent) of Americans say they’re worried they won’t achieve financial security in retirement, according to a new survey by the…

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  • March 1, 2024 February 29, 2024
  • 09:00

Liberals table bill paving way for future pharmacare program a day before deadline

Health Minister Mark Holland tabled a long-awaited bill Thursday meant to pave the way for national pharmacare and preserve a deal that secures the New…

63% of U.S. employers with paid-time-off banks say most employees don’t take vacation due to workload: survey

While more than a third (38 per cent) of U.S. employers are offering employees a paid-time-off bank, up slightly from in 2017 (34 per cent),…

Fidelity Canada wins award for focusing on flexibility amid return-to-office rollout

Fidelity Canada’s flexible return-to-office rollout landed the company a win in the Future of work strategy category at Benefits Canada’s 2023 Workplace Benefits Awards on Oct. 20.…

‘Bare minimum’ workdays helping employees relax, recharge after condensed workweek: expert

With hybrid working emerging as the frontrunner in the evolving workplace, ‘bare minimum’ workdays is one of many flexible working policies employers are testing to…

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Nearly half of U.S. employees feeling burnt out at work: survey

Despite incidences of burnout dropping five percentage points over the past year, two-fifths (45 per cent) of U.S. employees say they’re feeling burnt out at…

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  • August 23, 2023 August 23, 2023
  • 15:00

57% of employees considering quitting jobs for roles with more well-being support: survey

More than half (57 per cent) of employees say they’re seriously considering quitting their current jobs for one that’s more supportive, while nearly seven out…

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  • June 27, 2023 June 27, 2023
  • 09:00

Majority of millennial, gen Z workers more likely to stay with employers that provide benefits: survey

More than half of generation Z (56 per cent) and millennial employees (65 per cent) say their current benefits package makes them somewhat more likely to…

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  • May 19, 2023 May 18, 2023
  • 09:00

Federally regulated workplaces to begin providing employees with menstrual products

Federally regulated workplaces are expected to begin offering free menstrual products to workers by the end of 2023. On Wednesday, Labour Minister Seamus O’Regan announced…

42% of global employees say lack of employer-provided fertility benefits is a ‘deal breaker:’ survey

More than four in 10 (42 per cent) global employees consider the availability of fertility benefits through their employer a ‘deal breaker’ in accepting a…

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  • April 21, 2023 April 20, 2023
  • 09:00
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Top 5 HR, benefits and pension stories of the week

An opinion piece on how certain aspects of the Quebec government’s rules and constraints on private drug plans affect pharmacy costs was the most-read story on BenefitsCanada.com…

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  • April 21, 2023 April 21, 2023
  • 09:00