Workforce Focus newsletter, September 2013, Vol.8 Issue 4. 

Highlights for Elgin Middlesex and Oxford region:

  • Workforce wellness,
    • Comprehensive, well-run employee wellness programs can deliver a return on investments as high as 6 to 1.
    • While 65% of health benefit sponsor-ing employers recognize access to wellness pro-grams, only 35% of plan members are aware of them. Targeted approaches for unique employee populations is one method for improving wellness program awareness and success.
  • Working hours
    • Overloaded employees are more likely to be in poorer physical and mental health.
    • The amount of time employed Canadi-ans spend in paid employment has in-creased dramatically over the past 20 years.

  • Healthcare workplace. 

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