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Who are informal caregivers ?

Any person who provides ongoing or occasional support, in a non-professional capacity, to a person with a temporary or permanent disability.

Who do informal caregivers employees support?

A parent, child, spouse, grandparent, step-parent, friend, etc.

What are the informal caregiver's responsibilities?

Visiting, transportation, housekeeping and maintenance, scheduling appointments, managing finances, medical and personal care.

IMPROVING WORK-FAMILY- INFORMAL CAREGIVER RECONCILIATION TO...

Promote motivation, efficiency and commitment to work

Decrease the rate of absenteeism and presenteeism

Facilitate the attraction and retention of workers

Improvement of organizational productivity and work climate: discover other positive effects of the implementation of measures to reconcile work and informal caregiving.

FIND OUT WHAT YOU CAN DO TO SUPPORT YOUR INFORMAL CAREGIVERS EMPLOYEES

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Flexible or customized schedules and leeway for breaks or meals :

To ensure flexibility for informal caregivers who manage often unforeseen situations

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Teleworking

Punctual or permanent, full time or a few hours a week.

Teleworking arrangements can vary according to the needs of the informal caregiver and the reality of the employer.

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Thinking differently about leave to take into account the reality of informal caregivers​

Leave with or without pay, bank of paid leave, leave with deferred salary, flexible vacations.

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Medical consultations in the workplace and telemedicine

Taking care of the health of informal caregivers who are at greater risk of illness than the general population.

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Cash advances and establishment of an employee assistance fund

To help informal caregivers who often face financial insecurity.

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Voluntary work reduction and voluntary compressed work week

To ensure a greater presence with the person being cared for

GET YOUR COMMITMENT RECOGNIZED

BNQ Standard 9700-820: Family/Work Balance

Bureau de la normalisation du Québec

Standard B701-17 Organizations Promoting and Supporting Caregivers

Quebec Standardization Bureau

CSA Group

The Seal of Recognition in Family/Work Balance

An initiative of the Réseau pour un Québec Famille, funded by the Ministère de la Famille.

Need funding

Discover the Ministry of the Family’s program for workplaces

What the labor standards law provides

Paid and unpaid short-term absence

Long-term absence

Absence in case of death

Spreading of hours worked

INFORM YOUR EMPLOYEE INFORMAL CAREGIVERS OF MEASURES TO SUPPORT THEM

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