Money Concerns Squeeze the Zest Out of Life

Canadians return to work sick to avoid lost wages

Concern over money is resulting in Canadian workers losing the work-life balance battle due to increased stress, anxiety and depression. In Canada, employees put work first before family and friends, even when sick, according to the third edition of Desjardins Financial Security’s national survey on health.

The survey measures Canadian perceptions about financial security, physical and mental health and in total 1,501 interviews were conducted between March and April of this year.

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