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Diversity & Inclusion
TELUS launches Indigenous Wellness Benefit for employees
TELUS has launched an Indigenous Wellness Benefit for its employees.
The new benefit “provides coverage up to $1,000 to access traditional healing practices and support total well-being,” the company said in a LinkedIn post.
Coverage under the benefit includes:
- Indigenous healers
- Traditional medicines
- Ceremony fees and supplies
- Travel expenses
The company is touting its commitment to cultivating an inclusive culture by “listening, learning and embracing different perspectives and experiences,” it states on its diversity and inclusion page.
“As an Indigenous team member of Métis heritage, I feel grateful that I work at an organization that makes space for the important discussion around discrimination,” said Wayne Hall,manager, CSE escalation support and intelligence and Eagles team member. “I’m also proud to help lead TELUS’ commitment to reconciliation with our Indigenous communities and support building a culture of diversity and inclusion.”
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