Keyword: return to workplace

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Ian McGrath has made it clear to his bosses: if the company forces staff to return to the office, he’ll tender his resignation. The Halifax-area technology worker says he’s thriving working from home. His productivity has soared, his last annual review exceeded expectations and he’s now one of the company’s top performers. “I’ve also achieved a […]

More than half (57 per cent) of U.S. employees expect a return to the office will have a positive impact on their well-being, while 12 per cent expect a negative impact and 31 per cent feel neutral or aren’t planning to return to the office, according to a new survey by software company Workhuman. The […]

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  • May 5, 2022 May 3, 2022
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BDO Canada is offering free lunches at its Waterloo, Ont. office to draw employees back to the workplace. The program, offered through the Hungerhub app, allows employees to order free lunches from local restaurants. Rob Wayne, managing partner for the greater Kitchener/Waterloo area at BDO Canada, says while the office’s employees are still working in […]

Employers that provides employees with the choice of where to work are the ones that will thrive in the post-pandemic world, according to a new report by Cushman & Wakefield. The report, which is based on the global commercial real estate firm’s analysis of industry leasing data and surveys it has conducted since the onset […]

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  • May 4, 2022 May 3, 2022
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Two-fifths (43 per cent) of global employees said they’re likely to quit their job in the next 12 months, citing factors such as higher total pay (35 per cent) and career growth opportunities (25 per cent), according to a new survey by EY. The survey, which polled more than 1,500 business leaders and more than […]

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  • April 27, 2022 April 27, 2022
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Only half (51 per cent) of U.S. employees believe the benefits and rewards they receive from their employer are distinctive from what they’d receive from another employer, according to a new survey by tax and advisory firm Grant Thornton LLP. The survey, which polled more than 5,000 full-time employees, also found 24 per cent of […]

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  • April 12, 2022 April 12, 2022
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Canadian employees’ top concerns are physical health and fitness, work load and work-life balance, ability to retire and mental health, according to a new survey by Mercer Canada. The survey, which polled 1,000 Canadian employees, found lower-wage workers were most worried about their ability to retire, followed by physical health and fitness and mental health. […]

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  • April 11, 2022 May 2, 2022
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A story about the federal government considering whether to include booster shots in the next version of the coronavirus vaccine mandate for workers was the most read story of the week on BenefitsCanada.com. Here are the five most popular news stories of the week: Feds consider definition of ‘fully vaccinated’ in review of federal worker mandate […]

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  • April 8, 2022 April 8, 2022
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As employers prepare to bring employees back to their physical workplaces in 2022, they’re planning to position mental health (91 per cent), physical health (60 per cent) and work-life balance (57 per cent) initiatives as integral components of the transition, according to a new survey by Fidelity Investments Inc. and Business Group on Health. The […]

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  • April 4, 2022 March 31, 2022
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Almost half (48 per cent) of Canadian employees are experiencing at least one work-related mental-health risk factor, according to a new report by Manulife Corp. The report also highlighted that 16 per cent of working hours (or 41.2 days) were lost in 2021 due to absences and presenteeism. In addition, mental fatigue was the No. […]

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  • March 29, 2022 March 28, 2022
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