As the gig economy continues to grow among millennials, businesses who offer dental plans to employees are becoming rarer — and that spells bad news for their dental wellbeing.
“The nature of work has changed so much over the last few decades. There seems to be more contract work, more gig work,” says Lori Kleinsmith, a health promoter at the Bridges Community Health Centre, in Port Colborne.
A recent report by BMO Wealth Management supports this statement as it shows the workforce in Canada is filled with temporary jobs that are growing by the minute. Unfortunately, these jobs don’t come with health benefits.
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