Caregiving in the Workplace: Implications and Solutions for Employees and Employers

More than six million Canadians, or about 35% of the workforce, are balancing work and caregiving responsibilities. Employees should learn to plan, document, communicate and advocate, and employers can take low-cost and no-cost steps to support caregivers and potentially boost productivity at the office. Nobody thinks they will become a family caregiver. One day they are a daughter or son, occasionally helping out parents or other loved ones. Seemingly overnight they can become a [...]