Recreation Services at the University of Manitoba can provide your employees (or post-secondary students) with a variety of activities either on campus at the University of Manitoba or off campus at your venue.
We can customize:
Contact the Coordinator of Fitness and Programs for more information and pricing.
The most recent Health Canada data (How Healthy Are Canadian Workers, 2000) indicates that
And, studies are showing that university students are not being prepared for the workforce. According a national survey of 34 of the largest colleges and universities (between January and April 2013)
According to Williams and Normand (2003), the annual cost to the Canadian Economy from workplace stress, depression and mental illness is 35 million lost workdays and $35 billion in lost productivity.
The Government of Canada defines Work-Life Balance as " a self-defined, self-determined state of well-being that a person can reach, or can set as a goal, that allows them to manage effectively multiple responsibilities at work, at home and in their community; it supports physical, emotional, family and community health, and does so without grief, stress or negative impact".
It is important to remember that an Employees Health is a product of what they bring with them to the workplace as well as what the workplace does to, with and for them once they are at work. (The Business Case for a Healthy Workplace, IAPA Burton, 2008).
Employers that embrace a Work-Life Balance philosophy have a competitive edge over other organizations as employees are initially drawn to, an ultimately stick with, employers that provide resources, opportunities and flexibility to remove barriers and support employees efforts to improve or maintain their personal health practices or lifestyle. Studies have shown that for a relatively small investment, employers will see reduced sick leave absenteeism, presenteeism, and employee stress; increased productivity and staff retention; improved moral and working relationships.