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Procter & Gamble Canada hosting Pride events for employees, providing inclusivity training

Procter & Gamble Canada is marking Pride Month with two events for employees to discuss diversity, equity and inclusion issues. On June 14, the consumer…

How are personalized communications connecting with employees?

As employers increasingly customize their human resources, benefits and pension communications campaigns, how are these methods connecting with employees? Long gone are the days of…

How CAA’s wellness app is evolving during the pandemic

67% of employees agree leaders effectively support their mental health: survey

While almost two-thirds (67%) of employees agree their leader effectively supports their mental health, there are still some key areas where they feel their leaders…

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  • May 2, 2022 April 29, 2022
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Survey finds 67% of U.S. employees believe a four-day workweek would alleviate burnout

More than two-thirds (67 per cent) of U.S. employees believe a four-day workweek would alleviate their burnout, according to a survey by Eagle Hill Consulting Ltd. The…

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  • May 2, 2022 May 2, 2022
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Almost half of U.S. employees don’t have a clear understanding of workplace benefits: survey

Since the ‘Great Resignation’ began last year, new hires in the U.S. believe their onboarding process isn’t adequately covering many of the basics employees need…

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  • April 13, 2022 April 13, 2022
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AIMCo connecting, engaging employees with networking platform

Since the Alberta Investment Management Corp. introduced an employee networking platform in the fall of 2020, nearly 500 connections have been made, more than 95…

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  • April 5, 2022 April 4, 2022
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Employers prioritizing mental, physical health in return-to-workplace plans: survey

As employers prepare to bring employees back to their physical workplaces in 2022, they’re planning to position mental health (91 per cent), physical health (60…

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  • April 4, 2022 March 31, 2022
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How employers are navigating return-to-office plans

Office workers used to, well, work in offices. Then the coronavirus pandemic hit. Since it was first declared, entire organizations — from the chief executive…

Half of U.S. employees say employers are supporting well-being during the pandemic: survey

More than half (58 per cent) of U.S. employees say their employer has supported their well-being during the two-year coronavirus pandemic, according to a new…

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  • March 8, 2022 March 8, 2022
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Expert panel: How employers can help employees struggling with burnout

Workplace burnout isn’t always easy to talk about, but after living through nearly two years of the coronavirus pandemic, employers really can’t avoid it —…

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46% of employers lacking clear benefits, recognition and rewards strategy: survey

Almost half (46 per cent) of employers say their organizations currently lack clear benefits, recognition and rewards strategies, according to a new survey by Arthur…

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  • February 18, 2022 February 17, 2022
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Ontario Teachers’ focusing on DEI as key part of long-term vision

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan’s focus on diversity, equity and inclusion issues is an increasingly key part of its long-term strategic vision. The pension fund is…

How HOOPP is increasing DEI focus in culture, recruitment strategies

The Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan is increasing its focus on diversity, equity and inclusion efforts in areas ranging from organizational culture to recruiting. The…

Employers need to ‘walk the walk’ on anti-Black racism, DEI issues: survey

While 68 per cent of Black Canadians said their employers have made progress on promises to be more equitable and inclusive for Black employees, only 35…

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  • February 3, 2022 February 3, 2022
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56% of U.S. white-collar workers reporting improved mental health due to hybrid work: survey

More than half (56 per cent) of U.S. white-collar employees reported improvements to their mental health as a result of a hybrid work environment, according…

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  • February 3, 2022 February 2, 2022
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Survey finds 58% of global knowledge workers are in hybrid work arrangements

The number of knowledge workers in hybrid working arrangements increased to 58 per cent in November 2021, from 46 per cent in May of last…

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  • January 31, 2022 January 31, 2022
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Just 34% of employers have formal policy on flex work: survey

While flexible working arrangements have reduced operational costs and improved workplace diversity, only 34 per cent of human resources professionals said their company has a…

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  • January 28, 2022 January 27, 2022
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Survey finds only 25% of U.S. employers have adopted a well-being strategy

While 86 per cent of U.S. employers said mental health, stress and burnout are top priorities, only 25 per cent have already articulated and adopted…

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  • January 28, 2022 January 27, 2022
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Bell Let’s Talk Day: Employers supporting staff amid pandemic stresses

This year, Canadian employers are marking Bell Canada’s Let’s Talk Day by addressing the ongoing coronavirus pandemic’s impact on the mental health of employees. The…

U.S. remote workers split on whether they’re ready to return to office: survey

While more than half (57 per cent) of U.S. employees said they’re comfortable about returning to the workplace, more than a third (40 per cent)…

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  • January 21, 2022 January 20, 2022
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78% of U.S. employers focusing on quality of health benefits over cost: survey

About three-quarters (78 per cent) of U.S. employers said they’re more focused on the quality of health care over cost management when making decisions about…

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  • January 20, 2022 January 19, 2022
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TD expanding fertility treatment coverage, bereavement policy

The Toronto-Dominion Bank is enhancing its benefits offerings in 2022 with expanded family planning coverage. The bank’s benefits program is now covering fertility and reproductive…

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How Accenture, Traction on Demand are supporting working parents in 2022

A new year is bringing back old issues for employers and employees alike. The rise of the highly contagious Omicron coronavirus variant meant many students…

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TTC, City of Toronto terminating unvaccinated employees

The Toronto Transit Commission and the City of Toronto are among the latest employers to fire workers for not complying with a mandatory coronavirus vaccination…

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  • January 11, 2022 January 11, 2022
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How can employers support coronavirus long-haulers?

As the phenomenon of coronavirus long-haulers — individuals who display symptoms for months following infection — becomes more prominent amid the ongoing pandemic, plan sponsors…