Workplace stress linked to employee retention

Organizational stress is the highest source of stress for Canadian employees and is strongly correlated to employee retention, according to new research by Morneau Shepell announced Jan. 30. A cross Canada survey of employees and employers revealed that 40 per cent of managers and 34 per cent of employees reported suffering from “extreme levels of stress” over the last six months, “with both groups ranking workplace stress higher than personal stress.”

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