More than half of young workers struggle more during winter

Research from Canada Life

Adam Saville
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More than half of young workers struggle more during winter

Three in 10 employees under 30 say workplace makes it difficult to maintain mental health

As winter draws to a close, research by Canada Life has suggested that 55% of workers under the age of 30 are more stressed during the winter months, while 29% are more likely to be depressed (compared to 49% and 21% of all employees). The study based on 1,002 full and part time employees also found that one in five (22%) employees find their workplace more stressful during winter, compared to over a third (35%) among workers under 30. One in six (16%) said their workplace environment makes...

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