US/Canada Flexible Working Policies & Practices Survey

Flexibility in the new way of work

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The way we work is changing. As many organizations lean towards flexible work options it’s important to establish what flexibility looks like for your employees. The Flexible Working Policies & Practices Survey is designed to measure what options are offered to employees and provide you with insight into what other companies are doing and how your approach compares.

Discovering what’s sustainable long-term is key to fully identifying short-term flexibility decisions vs. a long-term plan. Your company’s perspective and your employee’s expectations may differ, thoughtful planning and taking these considerations into account will help enable a more flexible approach to work.

Have you already purchased the first edition of the survey? You’ll get the results of the second edition for free when you submit your data for the second edition open now for participation!

Establish what your flex policies and practices will look like moving forward.

Participation open: July 19 – July 30

Results publish: September

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Survey Statistics

  • # Organizations: 594

Based on data from the 2021 US/Canada Flexible Work Policies & Practices Survey (First Edition).

Data Collected

  • Eligibility for flexible working
  • Current and future-state flexible arrangements offered
  • Specific benefits available to full-time and hybrid remote workers
  • Changes in policies and benefits due to increased flexibility
  • Available technology to track and promote a flexible working environment administration
  • Flexible working policy implementation and administration elements
  • Tax and pay considerations for flexible work arrangements

Geographic Area

  • National

Survey results are delivered in a published PDF format to your account under My Downloads.

2021 Survey Participation

Data Submission Tools

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Survey participation is open to all organizations. To participate in this survey, simply click the 'participate online' link above and follow the steps provided. Rest assured that the importance of your data security is not taken lightly at Mercer, so we take the utmost precautions to protect it.

Why should you participate?

  • Ensure your data is included in the results - easily determine how your approach aligns with the broader market.
  • Secure a significant discount on survey results.

2021 survey schedule

  • Participation opens: July 19
  • Participation closes: July 30
  • Results available: September

2021 survey pricing

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Survey Schedule

  • Participation Opens: July 19
  • Participation Deadline: July 30
  • Report Available: September

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Participating Companies

View a list of the participating companies included in the 2021 US/Canada Flexible Working Policies & Practices Survey (First Edition) here.

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  • Sub TitleFlexibility in the new way of work
  • Short DescriptionProviding flexible work opportunities is the new normal. Understand how your flexible work options compare with other organizations.