Nearly a quarter of Canadian workers don’t view their workplace as supportive: survey

Source: Nearly a quarter (21 per cent) of Canadian employees say they don’t perceive their workplace as supportive, according to Telus Health’s latest mental-health index.

Nearly One-Third Of Workers In Canada Feel Tired Or Overworked – ADP Survey

Source: A new survey by ADP Canada, conducted with Maru Public Opinion, reveals over half (53%) of workers in Canada report having a negative feeling about work and nearly one-third (30%) feel tired and overworked, shedding light on the crucial need for a renewed focus on work-life balance, compensation, and family considerations in the evolving workplace.

Survey finds a third of Canadian workers finding cost a barrier to accessing mental-health support

Source: 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.

Canadian employers are struggling to attract people back to the workplace, shows Unispace study

Source: According to the study, there is also a misunderstanding between workers and their managers over what employees value and need in Canadian workplaces. TORONTO — Employers in Canada are struggling to convince their people to work from the office but are overlooking a willingness from employees to return in a four-day working week, according to a study by Unispace.

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Survey finds 40% of workers taking time off due to mental-health concerns

Source: Two-fifths (40 per cent) of Canadian employees say they’ve taken time off work in the last five years due to mental-health concerns, according to a new survey by wellness benefits provider Heal-3 and the Future Skills Centre.

Wanted: Better internal communication

Source: Survey finds employers lacking when it comes to strategy, vision, DEI and culture Nearly three-quarters (74%) of organizations feel that internal communication is important for culture and belonging, but few are delivering the necessary messages to do this, according to a recent report from Gallagher.

Hiring to increase in Canada, despite market volatility: Robert Half study

Source: The job market has been facing the changing demands of a new workforce and a new economic environment, but it remains robust. More than half of Canadian companies are planning to hire early this year, a new study by recruitment agency Robert Half found.

Many DEI programs falling short of expectations

Source: Employees most unhappy with ‘belonging,’ finds survey There is a lot of room for improvement when it comes to employers’ diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging programs, according to workers. While 89% of employers have programs in place to support DEI&B, 62% of employees feel their company is not doing what it needs to do to be truly committed to creating a workplace that supports it, WebMD Health Services reported.

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