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Over two-thirds (66 per cent) of Canadian benefits plan members said they feel less connected to their co-workers and employers over the past year since shifting to remote working amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to the 2021 Benefits Canada Healthcare Survey. That number rose for respondents who said they aren’t satisfied with their jobs (73 […]

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  • November 2, 2021 November 2, 2021
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Shopify Inc. was awarded for its digital-first employee health and wellness strategy at Benefits Canada‘s 2021 Workplace Benefits Awards on Oct. 14. The technology company won the award in the Coronavirus and Benefits category for an employer with more than 5,000 employees. Although the organization already had a few remote workers, it swiftly transitioned all of its employees […]

A majority (62 per cent) of Canadians want to continue working from home at least 40 per cent of the work week once the coronavirus pandemic recedes, according to a global survey by LHH and the Adecco Group. The survey — which polled 14,800 workers in 25 countries, including 1,000 Canadians — also found more than […]

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  • October 4, 2021 October 4, 2021
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A majority (60 per cent) of employees said they’re equally productive at home as in the office and that their overall well-being is as good — or better — working from home as in the office, according to a new survey by LinkedIn Corp. subsidiary Glint Inc. The survey, which polled more than 300,000 global LinkedIn members, […]

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  • September 22, 2021 September 22, 2021
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More than half (60 per cent) of employees said their employer is communicating a return-to-workplace strategy, according to a new survey by Maru Public Opinion for ADP Canada Co. Of the working Canadians who said they’ve received a plan, more than half (53 per cent) are already back in the office. An additional 29 per […]

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  • August 30, 2021 August 26, 2021
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Almost one in five (19 per cent) employees currently working from home said they’d consider quitting immediately if their employer demanded they return to the office full time, according to a new survey by the Angus Reid Institute. More than a third (39 per cent) said they’d head back to the office without much issue, […]

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  • August 17, 2021 August 18, 2021
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The Bank of Canada is adopting a hybrid work model when employees return to the office once the coronavirus pandemic recedes. The majority of the bank’s employees will have the ability to continue working remotely for up to 50 per cent of the time, balanced over a two-week period, said Alexis Corbett, the BoC’s managing director […]

Labour laws and regulations across Canada need to be updated to reflect the new remote working reality, according to a new study by the Fraser Institute. “Just as technological change has made many production procedures and skills obsolete, it’s not surprising that many of the labour policies are, too,” said Jason Clemens, executive vice-president of […]

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  • July 30, 2021 July 29, 2021
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Women are more likely than men to embrace the flexibility of remote working during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, according to a global survey by FlexJobs. The survey, which polled more than 2,000 people between March and April 2021, found 68 per cent of women respondents said they prefer working remotely, compared to 57 per cent […]

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  • May 26, 2021 May 26, 2021
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Amid the rising pressures and challenges of the shift to remote working as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, employers are adjusting organizational programs to meet evolving business and employee needs, according to a new survey by the Conference Board of Canada. A majority (more than 70 per cent) of employers surveyed said they’ve adjusted […]

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  • May 20, 2021 May 20, 2021
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