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News Release: 27 Local Workplaces Recognized for Commitment to Employee Health and Wellness.

Published: 
Friday, October 20
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The Gord Smith Healthy Workplace Awards annually recognizes workplaces in Windsor & Essex County who commit to improving employee health through comprehensive workplace wellness programs. This year, 27 local workplaces will receive Healthy Workplace Awards for their extraordinary commitment to the health and well-being of their employees and in some cases, retirees, and family members.

Meet Smart

Employed adults spend the majority of their waking hours at work and for many, several of those hours are spent sitting in meetings. The types of food available at meetings and the lack of physical activity can impact the health and productivity of employees.

Work Stress in Windsor-Essex County

The percentage of individuals in Windsor-Essex County who report that they experience work stress is presented below. The percentage of Individuals who reported that they felt work was quite a bit stressful or extremely stressful in the past 12 months is reported here. The impact that age and sex, as well as various social variables have on rates is also presented.