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Two-fifths (39 per cent) of U.S. employees say they haven’t taken a vacation in the last 12 months, according to a new survey by Eagle Hill Consulting. The survey, which polled more than 1,000 workers, found lower-income employees (59 per cent) and younger staff (43 per cent) were most likely to not take a vacation. […]

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  • March 31, 2023 March 31, 2023
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Nearly half (46 per cent) of Canadian employees say they’re very happy with their current role and responsibilities at work, according to a new survey by Maru Public Opinion and ADP Canada. The survey, which polled more than 1,200 employees, found the national work happiness score for March is 6.7 out of 10. Workers in Quebec […]

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  • March 29, 2023 March 29, 2023
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While three-quarters (74 per cent) of global employers say the purpose of their internal communications strategy is to shape workplace culture and create a sense of belonging, only 56 per cent believe their employees understand their organization’s strategy, according to a new survey by Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. The survey, which polled more than […]


The Alberta Investment Management Corp. is adjusting its parental leave and flexible working policies to make them more equitable for women employees. Earlier this year, the AIMCo changed its corporate incentive plan, to no longer prorate performance pay during the supplemental employment benefits period for parental and maternity leave. Prior to the change, employees who took […]


While employee benefits are an important part of supporting mental health, these programs must be supported by a workplace culture that encourages mental well-being, said Joe Ricciuti, co-founder and chair of Mental Health International during a webinar hosted by MHI and the Ontario Brain Institute. “Obviously, they go hand in hand, but if you think […]


The vast majority (91 per cent) of U.K. organizations participating in a four-day workweek pilot project say they’ll continue with a four-day workweek after the project, according to non-profit 4 Day Week Global. The pilot program, which was conducted in the U.K, guided more than 60 organizations and almost 3,000 workers through a six-month trial […]

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  • February 22, 2023 February 22, 2023
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Two Canadian employers explain why it’s important to implement a combination of higher coverage and a variety of practitioners under their plans. Elaine Cheung, director of total rewards at Coke Canada At Coke Canada, employee benefits are key enablers of the overall employee experience. That’s why we listen to our employees and what they need, […]

Even though the pandemic phase of the coronavirus crisis may be waning, two winners and three finalists in the 2022 Workplace Benefits Awards’ mental-health categories are keeping their feet on the gas in making employee support a priority and overcoming the lingering stigma. Regardless of the sector in which they operate, all of these organizations […]

Exactly a decade ago this month, Canadian employers were introduced to the National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace — a global first-of-its-kind framework designed to guide organizations looking to shift their workplace culture towards one that promotes mental health and prevents psychological harm at work. While the standard is still being […]

The company’s director of DEI, mental health and well-being discusses building a psychologically safe and inclusive workplace and keeping up with her toddler. Q: What top challenges do you face in your role? A: Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, we understood and saw our employees were more aware and willing to access support services, which was excellent . […]