An industry of the magnitude of construction comes with its share of challenges, including the need to achieve optimal work-life balance.
This issue has received much attention over the last few years. Indeed, the employment rate of women in the labour market has peaked, many workers are retiring, and the number of single-parent families is rising. These various demographic and sociological transformations reinforce the need to promote an excellent work-life balance and force us to rethink our work organization.
This is even more true in the construction sector, where atypical working hours are standard and numerous factors specific to each site significantly reduce the room for flexibility.
To top it off, many trades are also at the mercy of the weather, delivery times and the subcontracting chain. The combination of these factors creates a real organizational headache for businesses and makes it harder to set up effective work-life balance initiatives.