61% of Canada’s young workforce supports split between office and work-from-home: Study

posted on September 4, 2020

September 2, 2020

By Hilary PunchardBNN Bloomberg

As many Canadians are settling into their work-from-home lifestyle amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a new survey shows most workers are ready for this temporary change to become a permanent reality.

A report by ADP Canada and Maru/Blue found 45 per cent of working Canadians would prefer to work remotely for at least three days a week. The idea of changing the traditional workplace is particularly popular with younger employees, as 61 per cent aged 18 and 34 say they would support the split week between the office and their house.

However, while there’s growing interest among Canadians for flexible work schedules, 69 per cent say they would not accept reduced compensation if this were to happen.

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