Keyword: mental-health coverage

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More than half (57 per cent) of U.S. workers say they’re currently experiencing at least moderate levels of burnout, according to a new report by Aflac Inc. The survey, which polled 2,000 employees, found workplace stress is disproportionately affecting both women and younger workers. Indeed, 75 per cent of women reported experiencing burnout at work, […]

  • By: Staff
  • October 20, 2023 October 19, 2023
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In 2022, some of the top chronic conditions affecting group benefits plans were diabetes, obesity, depression and arthritis. Diabetes was the No. 1 ranked condition for drug claims in 2022, knocking rheumatoid arthritis down to the No. 2 spot, according to Telus Health’s annual drug plan trends report. And the 2023 Benefits Canada Healthcare Survey […]

The food and beverage company’s manager of pension, benefits and wellness discusses fostering an inclusive and supportive work environment, the importance of flexible benefits and the soothing silence of swimming. Q: What top challenges do you face in your role?  A: In the realm of total rewards, simplification versus personalization is the challenge I experience […]

A third (32 per cent) of Canadian employees say cost/affordability is the top barrier to getting mental-health support, according to the latest mental-health index by Telus Health. The survey, which polled 3,000 respondents, found lack of available care/long wait times (16 per cent) and not knowing where to get care or what type of care […]

  • By: Staff
  • October 2, 2023 October 1, 2023
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How CAA’s wellness app is evolving during the pandemic

Three-quarters (73 per cent) of benefits plan members agree — 22 per cent strongly — their workplace environment supports mental wellness, according to the 2023 Benefits Canada Healthcare Survey. It found this percentage increased to 86 per cent among plan members who also reported a workplace wellness culture, compared to just 30 per cent for those without […]

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  • September 27, 2023 September 26, 2023
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Half (51 per cent) of plan members say the coverage levels of at least one of their health benefits limit their ability to seek necessary treatment, jumping to 84 per cent among those with a major injury in the past 12 months, according to the 2023 Benefits Canada Healthcare Survey. It found this percentage increased […]

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  • September 22, 2023 September 21, 2023
  • 09:00

When Jessica Charbonneau decided to have a child through assisted reproduction a few years ago, it wasn’t cheap, but her employer helped shoulder some of the costs. Charbonneau, a 36-year-old student affairs case manager at the University of Toronto’s Mississauga campus, started with intrauterine insemination, spending a total of $15,000 for six rounds. The university’s […]

Navigating the care path for health-care issues can be overwhelming and confusing — so much so, it can act as a deterrent to people seeking help. In terms of mental-health support, the Bank of Montreal launched a digital navigation guide in May to point staff in the right direction. The tool, which is available to […]

Nearly two-fifths (38 per cent) of Canadian workers say they don’t feel — or have never felt — supported by their employer, according to Telus Health’s latest mental-health index. The survey, which polled more than 3,000 employees, found the average mental-health score for Canadian workers was 64.6, unchanged from April. Among respondents who said they […]

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  • June 26, 2023 June 26, 2023
  • 09:00

The vast majority (86 per cent) of U.S. human resources professionals say they’re concerned about the current economic environment’s impact on employees’ mental and financial health, according to a new survey by the Society for Human Resource Management. The survey, which polled more than 1,700 HR professionals, found half (51 per cent) said they’re prioritizing […]

  • By: Staff
  • February 10, 2023 February 9, 2023
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