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Survey respondents say it’s been difficult getting support from upper management to introduce flexible benefits, new cost management strategies and changes to retirement plans. (Photo: Shutterstock)

The War for Talent isn’t just being fought on U.S. soil. It’s also heating up in Canada, and HR professionals there are increasingly taking a more strategic approach to getting C-Suite buy-in for additional benefits to attract workers, particularly for wellness programs and flexible benefits, according to Hub International Ltd.’s report, “2018 Benefits Barometer Canada.”

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.

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