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As competition to attract talent continues to heat up amid a tight labour market, the vast majority (90 per cent) of U.S. employers are planning to invest more in employee mental-health support, according to a new survey by Wellable. The survey, which polled almost 200 U.S. health insurance brokers and wellness consultants, found slightly more than […]

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  • January 21, 2022 January 20, 2022
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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) still aren’t ready to head back, according to a new survey by data intelligence company Morning Consult. The survey, which polled around 400 U.S. employees who’d usually work from an […]

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  • January 21, 2022 January 20, 2022
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U.K. employers are encouraging staff to try a vegan diet for the month of January. More than 75 organizations have signed on to the “Veganuary” workplace challenge, which encourages employees to try a diet free of animals or animal-derived products for the first 31 days of 2022. A wide array of organizations, from high-end department […]

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  • January 5, 2022 January 4, 2022
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Ah, the sights and sounds of the holidays: trees and homes covered in lights, meticulously wrapped gifts piling ever higher and radios blaring the same Christmas songs since Nov. 1. What better time to think about making a will? Hear me out. As we head into another new year, we’re all taking stock of the […]

  • By: Blake Wolfe
  • December 27, 2021 December 17, 2021
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Half of Canadians report worsening mental health: survey

Significant disparities exist between U.S. employers’ and employees’ perceptions of workplace mental-health support, according to a new survey by Lighthouse Research & Advisory. When employers and employees were asked to rank their organization’s support for mental health on a scale of one to 10, the average employer ranking was 7.6, while the average employee ranking […]

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  • December 22, 2021 December 21, 2021
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Patagonia Inc. is giving all of its North American employees an additional week of paid time off this holiday season. The clothing retailer’s customer service and distribution centres will be closed from Dec. 24 to Jan. 2, while its stores and offices will close between Dec. 25 and Jan. 1, according to a press release. […]

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  • December 22, 2021 December 22, 2021
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Hootsuite Inc.’s director of total rewards talks benefits in a remote working environment, the four pillars of wellness and recharging through physical activity. Q: What top challenges do you face in your role? A: Hootsuite is very big on diversity, equity and inclusion and we operate in multiple countries, so it’s a balance of finding […]

  • By: Blake Wolfe
  • December 17, 2021 December 16, 2021
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While nearly half (47 per cent) of global human resources leaders said their company supports employee well-being, just 24 per cent of employees agreed, according to a new survey by Achievers Workforce Institute. The global survey, which polled more than 2,000 employees and 950 HR leaders from Australia, Canada, the U.K. and the U.S., found […]

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  • December 13, 2021 December 13, 2021
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With climate change impacting the lives of Canadian employees, there’s a range of things employers can do to tackle the issue head on. As people in the southern and coastal regions of B.C. cope with catastrophic atmospheric rivers, SAP Labs Canada is among the employers that’s ready to support workers. Agnes Garaba, chief operating officer […]

Manulife Financial Corp. is once again giving $50 to each of its 37,000 global employees in their local currencies to “pay it forward” this holiday season. The organization first introduced the charitable giving program in 2020 during the first holiday season since a global pandemic was declared in lieu of traditional end-of-year company celebration events and gifts. Now, […]

  • By: Staff
  • November 30, 2021 November 30, 2021
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