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Three-quarters (76 per cent) of Canadian employers are mandating employees return to the office partially or full time, citing productivity, team communication and workplace culture as key drivers for the decision, according to a new survey by Cisco Systems Inc. The survey, which polled 150 Canadian employers and 500 employees, found nearly two-thirds (64 per […]

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  • April 3, 2024 April 3, 2024
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More than two-thirds (68 per cent) of U.S. employees say they’re either unfamiliar with or don’t understand the concept of neurodiversity, according to new research from Eagle Hill Consulting. The survey, which polled more than 1,200 workers, found fewer than a fifth (16 per cent) said there have been formal conversations about neurodiversity in their […]

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  • April 1, 2024 April 1, 2024
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Nearly half of Canadian women employees say they’re dissatisfied with their organizations’ support during maternity leave, according to a survey by Maturn. The survey, which polled more than 1,000 women, found two-fifths (39 per cent) didn’t receive a top up. Among the 59 per cent who said they received some form of paid leave, the benefits […]

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  • March 26, 2024 March 25, 2024
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Increased sensitivity around executive bonus compensation is pushing employers to prioritize transparency and communication when explaining why bonuses were awarded. The compensation method has seen increased scrutiny after Catherine Tait, CBC/Radio-Canada’s president and chief executive officer, didn’t rule out the deployment of management bonuses right after the public broadcaster announced last December it was cutting […]

Nearly two-thirds (65 per cent) of women say inadequate compensation increases is their biggest concern in 2024, according to a new survey by Robert Half Canada Inc. The survey, which polled more than 760 workers, also found three-quarters (75 per cent) of women cited wider economic changes as a major concern. It’s important for employers […]

Although mental health is approached differently in workplaces around the globe, most multinational employers want to ensure a continuity of care and maintain a similar experience for all employees, while respecting local cultural and legal considerations. For Scotiabank, these considerations include focusing on what types of support are needed, what the employee experience is going […]

As the mental-health concerns of employees in remote working arrangements continue to evolve, Thomson Reuters Corp. is taking a flexible approach to supporting these workers. “Overall, there’s less of a [mental-health] crisis now [than there was at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic], when people felt they needed to always be on [their computers] and […]

The coronavirus pandemic has given rise to the ‘work-from-anywhere’ trend, but what happens when remote employees are working from regions suddenly affected by natural disasters or conflicts? When the pandemic began and people were relocating to different places, employers realized it was possible to conduct business as usual without employees being in a physical office, […]

Employers can use the time surrounding ‘Blue Monday’ to ensure they’re communicating properly with employees and highlighting mental-health supports, says Gianna Ricciardi, vice-president and practice leader at Vita Assure Inc. Blue Monday — typically the third Monday in January — is considered to be the saddest day of the year because the combination of dreary weather […]

More than a quarter (28 per cent) of employees say they’re planning to leave their current employer within a year, according to a new survey by the Boston Consulting Group. The survey, which polled 11,000 workers across the globe, found nearly two-thirds (63 per cent) cited pay/compensation as their No. 1 reason for seeking a new […]

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  • January 4, 2024 January 3, 2024
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