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Two-fifths (40 per cent) of all U.S. private sector employees don’t have an employer-sponsored retirement plan and non-white workers have the least access to these plans, according to a report by T. Rowe Price Group Inc. It found that, while 58 per cent of white employees had access to workplace retirement plans, this percentage decreased […]

  • By: Staff
  • November 25, 2022 November 24, 2022
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Fluor Canada Ltd.’s manager of Indigenous relations and DEI discussed the post-coronavirus pandemic workplace, employee resource groups and fishing. Q: What top challenges do you face in your role? A: Employee engagement can be challenging in the post-[coronavirus] pandemic hybrid working model. We’ve come out of a strictly work-from-home circumstance to a hybrid model and, […]

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Every day, it seems the news includes a story or two about the economy and whether or not a recession is coming. At the same time, with interest rates, inflation and day-to-day costs rising, employees may already be feeling anxious about their ability to meet their financial obligations. Some employees will be feeling concerned about […]

  • By: Kim Siddall
  • November 16, 2022 November 15, 2022
  • 09:00

An article on Telus Communications Inc.’s win in Benefits Canada‘s 2022 Workplace Benefits Awards was the most-read story on BenefitsCanada.com over the last week. Here are the five most popular news stories of the week: 1. Telus wins award for supporting employees’ holistic well-being 2. Survey finds nearly all young employees globally experiencing burnout 3. Half of employees say employer hasn’t communicated […]

  • By: Staff
  • November 4, 2022 November 3, 2022
  • 09:00

The Ottawa Community Housing Corp.’s flexible employee well-being strategy led to a win in the Health/wellness program category for employers with fewer than 1,000 employees at Benefits Canada‘s 2022 Workplace Benefits Awards on Oct. 18. “Our organization is happy about the win because this journey in terms of supporting employee health started about two to three years back,” […]

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The Alberta School Employee Benefit Plan’s response to the coronavirus pandemic led to a win in the Coronavirus and benefits category for an employer with fewer than 1,000 employees at Benefits Canada‘s 2022 Workplace Benefits Awards on Oct. 18. When the pandemic was declared in March 2020, the organization quickly responded with measures such as […]

Alongside the return of the live, in-person Healthy Outcomes Conference on Oct. 18, Benefits Canada announced the winners of the 2022 Workplace Benefits Awards. During the full-day conference in Toronto, 26 finalists gathered to learn about the big topics around employee health and well-being, with winner announcements across 11 categories announced throughout the day. All […]

  • By: Staff
  • October 19, 2022 November 3, 2022
  • 09:00

Nearly a third (32 per cent) of Canadian employees say they’re feeling tired or overworked on the job, posing concerns about a correlation between boundaries and burnout, according to a new survey by ADP Canada. The survey, which polled more than 700 Canadian employees, found although two-thirds (67 per cent) feel satisfied in the workplace, […]

  • By: Staff
  • October 12, 2022 October 12, 2022
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Nearly a third (30 per cent) of employees say they’d consider switching employers for better mental-health support and resources, according to a survey by Robert Half Canada Inc.  The survey, which polled more than 500 employees, found 63 per cent felt that, although their employer offers adequate resources to meet their mental-health needs, there’s still […]

  • By: Staff
  • October 7, 2022 October 6, 2022
  • 09:00

An article on Ontario’s incoming electronic monitoring policy was the most-read story on BenefitsCanada.com over the last week. Here are the five most popular news stories of the week: 1. Ontario’s electronic monitoring policy ensures employer transparency: lawyer 2. Expert panel: How employers, employees can mitigate workplace microaggressions 3. Majority of plan sponsors, plan members view their health benefits […]

  • By: Staff
  • October 7, 2022 October 6, 2022
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