2023-Apr-28 - Infographic #5 - Supporting employed caregivers makes good business sense
28 April 2023
2023-Apr-28 - Infographic #5 - Supporting employed caregivers makes good business sense SNAPSHOT 5 Supporting employed caregivers makes good business sense RAPP bridges research, policies and practice to make a meaningful difference in the lives of older adults and their families Caregiving is a common workforce issue 1 in 4 Canadians of employment age (19-70) combine mostly full-time jobs with fa. [...] This fifth infographic (in a series 1 in 4 Canadians of of six) describes the aggregate impact of caregiving on talent retention and employment age productivity and the solutions that help. [...] are caregivers Caregiving impacts talent retention 1 in 20 employed caregivers left or intended to leave the paid labourforce because of caregiving Collectively, that’s 214,000 employees who left the paid workforce in 2018, with women accounting for almost 60% of them. [...] 25, 2020) Some flexible work arrangements (FWAs) strengthen retention Employed caregivers who had the option to take extended leave without pay for personal reasons were: 53% less likely to take a less demanding job because of caregiving, and 45% less likely to exit the labour force because of caregiving. [...] 2013) Almost half believe that using FWAs would jeopardize jobs 1 in 2 employed caregivers who have access to FWAs believed that usingthem would have a negative impact on their careers Targeting support to most vulnerable employees Having supportive workplace relationships can enable supervisors to recognize four aspects of the nature of care that put some employed caregivers at higher risk of poo.