2017 Public Service Employee Survey Results for Office of the Chief Electoral Officer by Question 101. Do you currently work according to any of the following flexible working arrangements?

The results of the 2017 Public Service Employee Survey (PSES) are presented according to the numerical order of questions, grouped by section theme as they appeared in the questionnaire. Results are not shown when there is no historical comparison, or when there is an insufficient number of responses.

Note: Due to rounding, percentages may not add to 100. Results have been adjusted for non-response to better represent the target population. Therefore, percentages should not be used to determine the number of respondents within a response category.

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My Job

Question 1. I have the materials and equipment I need to do my job.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 58 29 5 5 2 0 0 87 8 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 49 43 3 4 0 0 0 92 4 390
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 56 41 1 2 0 0 0 97 2 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 49 42 4 4 1 0 0 91 5 363
2017 Telework - Yes 50 42 4 4 0 0 0 92 4 26
2017 Telework - No 50 42 4 4 1 0 0 92 5 402
2017 Job sharing - No 50 42 4 4 1 0 0 92 5 428
2017 Income averaging - No 49 43 4 4 1 0 0 92 4 421
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 50 42 4 4 1 0 0 92 5 427
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 47 44 4 4 1 0 0 91 4 316
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 56 36 2 5 1 0 0 93 5 112
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 37 54 2 6 0 0 0 91 6 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 36 47 6 9 2 0 0 83 11 369
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 39 37 9 12 3 0 0 76 15 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 36 49 5 8 2 0 0 85 10 345
2014 Telework - Yes 43 32 8 17 0 0 0 74 17 12
2014 Telework - No 36 48 5 8 2 0 0 84 10 402
2014 Job sharing - No 37 47 6 9 2 0 0 84 10 414
2014 Income averaging - No 37 47 5 9 2 0 0 84 11 405
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 36 48 5 8 2 0 0 84 10 297
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 37 45 6 10 2 0 0 83 11 117

Question 2. The material and tools provided for my work, including software and other automated tools, are available in the official language of my choice.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 61 26 3 8 2 0 0 87 10 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 70 24 3 3 0 0 0 94 3 390
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 76 22 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 68 24 4 4 1 0 0 92 4 363
2017 Telework - Yes 80 20 0 0 0 0 0 100 0 26
2017 Telework - No 68 24 3 3 0 0 0 93 4 402
2017 Job sharing - No 69 24 3 3 0 0 0 93 4 428
2017 Income averaging - No 69 24 3 3 0 0 0 93 4 421
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 69 24 3 3 0 0 0 93 4 427
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 68 24 4 3 0 0 0 92 4 316
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 72 23 1 3 1 0 1 96 3 112
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 52 33 7 6 0 2 0 87 7 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 62 26 3 6 1 0 1 90 7 368
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 63 30 2 4 0 0 1 94 4 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 61 26 4 7 1 1 1 88 8 344
2014 Telework - Yes 83 17 0 0 0 0 0 100 0 12
2014 Telework - No 61 27 4 7 1 0 1 89 7 401
2014 Job sharing - No 61 27 3 6 1 0 1 89 7 413
2014 Income averaging - No 62 27 3 6 1 0 1 90 7 404
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 62 25 4 7 1 0 1 89 8 296
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 59 30 3 6 0 1 1 91 6 117

Question 3. When I prepare written materials, including email, I feel free to use the official language of my choice.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 45 16 21 8 7 0 3 62 16 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 59 22 8 7 3 0 1 82 10 390
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 64 13 8 12 3 0 0 77 15 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 57 23 9 6 3 0 1 81 9 363
2017 Telework - Yes 58 22 8 7 4 0 0 81 11 26
2017 Telework - No 58 22 9 7 3 0 1 80 10 402
2017 Job sharing - No 58 22 9 7 3 0 1 80 10 428
2017 Income averaging - No 58 21 9 7 3 0 1 80 10 421
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 58 22 9 7 3 0 1 80 10 427
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 58 23 9 6 3 0 1 83 9 316
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 57 16 11 10 4 0 1 74 15 112
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 47 33 9 9 2 0 0 80 11 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 54 29 7 9 1 0 1 83 10 369
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 68 22 7 0 1 0 1 91 1 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 50 31 7 11 1 0 0 81 12 345
2014 Telework - Yes 67 24 0 9 0 0 0 91 9 12
2014 Telework - No 52 29 7 9 1 0 0 82 10 402
2014 Job sharing - No 53 29 7 9 1 0 0 82 10 414
2014 Income averaging - No 53 29 7 9 1 0 0 83 10 405
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 52 29 7 10 1 0 0 81 12 297
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 55 31 7 6 1 0 1 86 7 117

Question 4. My physical environment (e.g., office, workspace) is suitable for my job requirements.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 34 45 5 13 3 0 0 79 15 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 54 32 4 7 3 0 0 87 9 390
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 60 31 4 0 4 0 0 91 4 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 51 34 4 9 2 0 0 85 11 363
2017 Telework - Yes 61 24 4 4 8 0 0 85 12 26
2017 Telework - No 52 34 4 8 2 0 0 86 10 402
2017 Job sharing - No 52 33 4 7 3 0 0 86 10 428
2017 Income averaging - No 52 33 4 7 3 0 0 86 10 421
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 52 33 4 7 3 0 0 86 10 427
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 53 33 4 8 2 0 0 86 10 316
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 52 35 3 6 3 0 0 87 10 112
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 42 34 2 13 9 0 0 76 22 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 44 31 7 11 8 0 0 75 19 369
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 43 33 3 14 7 0 0 76 21 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 44 31 7 10 8 0 0 75 18 345
2014 Telework - Yes 33 34 0 25 7 0 0 67 33 12
2014 Telework - No 44 31 6 10 8 0 0 75 18 402
2014 Job sharing - No 44 31 6 11 8 0 0 75 19 414
2014 Income averaging - No 44 31 6 11 8 0 0 75 19 405
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 45 30 7 10 8 0 0 75 18 297
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 40 35 3 14 8 0 0 75 22 117

Question 5. I get the training I need to do my job.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 50 34 13 3 0 0 0 84 3 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 44 39 10 5 1 0 1 84 6 389
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 49 39 3 6 1 0 2 89 7 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 43 39 11 5 1 0 1 83 6 362
2017 Telework - Yes 35 49 8 0 4 0 4 87 4 26
2017 Telework - No 45 38 10 5 1 0 1 84 6 401
2017 Job sharing - No 44 39 10 5 1 0 1 84 6 427
2017 Income averaging - No 44 38 10 5 1 0 1 84 6 420
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 44 39 10 5 1 0 1 84 6 426
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 43 38 11 6 1 0 1 82 6 315
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 47 41 6 3 2 0 1 89 5 112
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 45 42 4 4 4 0 0 87 9 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 39 38 12 7 3 1 1 78 10 369
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 38 36 10 7 9 0 0 74 16 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 40 39 11 7 2 1 1 80 9 345
2014 Telework - Yes 40 35 0 8 17 0 0 75 25 12
2014 Telework - No 40 39 11 7 3 1 0 79 10 402
2014 Job sharing - No 40 38 11 7 3 0 0 79 10 414
2014 Income averaging - No 39 39 11 7 3 1 0 79 10 405
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 39 38 12 7 2 1 1 78 10 297
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 42 39 8 5 6 0 0 81 11 117

Question 6. My job is a good fit with my interests.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 33 45 17 5 0 0 0 78 5 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 41 39 10 6 3 0 0 80 10 390
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 53 31 7 7 1 0 0 84 9 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 38 42 11 6 3 0 0 79 9 363
2017 Telework - Yes 53 35 12 0 0 0 0 88 0 26
2017 Telework - No 39 40 11 7 3 0 0 79 10 402
2017 Job sharing - No 40 40 11 6 3 0 0 80 9 428
2017 Income averaging - No 40 40 11 6 3 0 0 80 9 421
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 40 40 11 6 3 0 0 80 9 427
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 37 42 11 6 4 0 0 79 10 316
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 47 35 11 6 1 0 0 82 7 112
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 32 42 11 9 7 0 0 74 15 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 34 46 10 8 2 0 0 80 10 368
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 33 43 11 8 4 0 0 76 13 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 34 46 10 8 2 0 0 80 10 344
2014 Telework - Yes 33 59 0 0 8 0 0 92 8 12
2014 Telework - No 34 45 10 9 2 0 0 79 11 401
2014 Job sharing - No 34 45 10 8 3 0 0 79 11 413
2014 Income averaging - No 34 45 10 8 3 0 0 79 11 404
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 34 46 10 9 2 0 0 80 11 296
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 33 45 11 7 3 0 0 78 11 117

Question 7. My job is a good fit with my skills.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 36 38 16 8 2 0 0 74 10 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 45 37 9 6 3 0 0 82 9 390
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 58 28 4 10 0 0 0 85 10 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 42 39 10 5 4 0 0 81 9 363
2017 Telework - Yes 61 31 8 0 0 0 0 92 0 26
2017 Telework - No 43 38 9 6 3 0 0 81 10 402
2017 Job sharing - No 44 37 9 6 3 0 0 81 9 428
2017 Income averaging - No 44 37 9 6 3 0 0 81 9 421
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 44 37 9 6 3 0 0 81 9 427
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 41 39 10 5 4 0 0 81 10 316
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 52 32 8 8 1 0 0 84 9 112
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 34 35 16 11 4 0 0 69 15 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 44 37 8 8 3 0 0 81 11 368
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 43 40 9 7 1 0 0 83 9 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 43 36 9 8 3 0 0 79 12 344
2014 Telework - Yes 58 42 0 0 0 0 0 100 0 12
2014 Telework - No 42 37 9 9 3 0 0 79 12 401
2014 Job sharing - No 43 37 9 8 3 0 0 80 11 413
2014 Income averaging - No 43 37 9 8 3 0 0 80 11 404
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 44 37 8 8 3 0 0 81 11 296
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 39 38 11 9 3 0 0 77 12 117

Question 8. I have the information, training and equipment I need to ensure my health and safety at work.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 53 31 9 8 0 0 0 83 8 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 52 38 7 2 1 0 0 89 4 389
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 58 32 8 3 0 0 0 89 3 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 51 38 7 3 2 0 0 89 4 362
2017 Telework - Yes 58 31 8 4 0 0 0 89 4 26
2017 Telework - No 51 38 7 3 1 0 0 89 4 401
2017 Job sharing - No 52 37 7 3 1 0 0 89 4 427
2017 Income averaging - No 51 37 7 3 1 0 0 89 4 420
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 52 37 7 3 1 0 0 89 4 426
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 50 39 7 2 2 0 0 89 4 315
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 57 31 8 4 0 0 0 88 4 112
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 46 45 7 2 0 0 0 91 2 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 47 40 8 4 1 0 1 87 4 368
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 58 32 7 1 2 0 0 90 3 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 44 42 8 4 1 0 1 87 5 344
2014 Telework - Yes 40 25 9 17 9 0 0 65 26 12
2014 Telework - No 47 41 8 3 0 0 1 88 4 401
2014 Job sharing - No 47 40 8 3 1 0 1 88 4 413
2014 Income averaging - No 47 40 8 4 1 0 1 88 4 404
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 45 42 8 4 0 0 1 88 4 296
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 50 36 8 3 2 1 0 87 4 117

Question 9. I have support at work to balance my work and personal life.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 45 34 12 8 2 0 0 78 10 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 43 34 11 7 3 1 1 79 11 389
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 56 32 1 9 1 0 0 88 10 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 41 34 12 7 4 1 1 77 11 362
2017 Telework - Yes 62 38 0 0 0 0 0 100 0 26
2017 Telework - No 42 34 11 8 3 1 1 77 11 401
2017 Job sharing - No 44 34 11 7 3 1 1 79 11 427
2017 Income averaging - No 43 34 11 7 3 1 1 78 11 420
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 43 34 11 7 3 1 1 79 11 426
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 40 34 13 8 4 1 1 75 12 315
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 54 33 5 6 2 0 0 87 8 112
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 35 30 13 17 2 2 0 66 20 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 33 39 13 6 4 2 2 76 10 368
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 45 32 12 3 3 3 3 82 6 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 31 40 13 8 4 2 2 74 12 344
2014 Telework - Yes 40 34 0 0 17 8 0 81 19 12
2014 Telework - No 33 39 14 7 3 2 2 75 11 401
2014 Job sharing - No 34 38 13 7 4 2 2 75 11 413
2014 Income averaging - No 33 39 13 7 4 2 2 75 11 404
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 31 41 14 6 4 2 2 75 10 296
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 41 32 10 10 3 2 2 75 14 117

Question 10. I feel I can claim overtime compensation (in money or in leave) for the overtime hours that I work.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 47 31 13 3 0 0 6 83 3 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 46 23 8 5 4 1 13 80 10 390
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 55 18 6 3 4 4 10 84 9 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 44 25 9 5 3 1 13 80 10 363
2017 Telework - Yes 50 16 11 7 12 0 4 69 20 26
2017 Telework - No 45 24 9 4 3 1 13 81 9 402
2017 Job sharing - No 46 24 9 5 4 1 12 80 9 428
2017 Income averaging - No 46 24 9 5 4 1 13 80 10 421
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 46 23 9 5 4 1 12 80 9 427
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 44 24 9 5 4 1 14 79 10 316
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 50 23 7 4 4 3 9 83 9 112
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 39 31 13 2 7 2 6 76 10 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 40 26 9 7 2 2 13 77 12 369
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 47 14 19 4 3 4 8 70 8 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 39 28 8 7 3 1 13 79 12 345
2014 Telework - Yes 57 17 0 9 0 8 9 90 10 12
2014 Telework - No 40 26 10 7 3 2 13 77 11 402
2014 Job sharing - No 40 26 10 7 3 2 13 77 11 414
2014 Income averaging - No 40 26 9 7 3 2 13 78 11 405
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 38 28 8 8 2 2 14 79 12 297
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 44 21 15 4 4 3 9 74 9 117

Question 11. I get a sense of satisfaction from my work.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 32 41 22 3 2 0 0 73 5 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 38 43 10 5 4 0 0 81 9 389
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 56 27 6 9 1 0 0 84 10 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 34 45 12 5 4 0 0 79 8 362
2017 Telework - Yes 50 38 8 4 0 0 0 88 4 26
2017 Telework - No 37 43 11 5 4 0 0 80 9 401
2017 Job sharing - No 37 43 11 5 4 0 0 80 9 427
2017 Income averaging - No 38 42 11 5 4 0 0 80 9 420
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 38 43 11 5 4 0 0 80 9 426
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 35 45 11 5 4 0 0 81 9 315
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 44 35 13 7 2 0 0 79 9 112
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 26 44 16 11 2 0 0 71 14 44
2014 Compressed workweek - No 31 45 11 8 4 0 0 77 12 369
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 35 37 11 15 1 0 0 73 16 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 30 47 12 7 4 0 0 77 11 344
2014 Telework - Yes 41 50 9 0 0 0 0 91 0 12
2014 Telework - No 31 45 12 9 4 0 0 76 13 401
2014 Job sharing - No 31 45 12 9 4 0 0 76 12 413
2014 Income averaging - No 31 45 11 9 3 0 0 76 12 404
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 30 47 11 8 4 0 0 77 12 297
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 33 40 14 12 2 0 0 72 14 116

Question 12. I receive meaningful recognition for work well done.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 26 45 13 11 5 0 0 71 16 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 33 37 14 10 5 1 0 71 15 390
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 47 34 9 9 1 0 0 81 10 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 30 39 15 10 6 1 0 69 16 363
2017 Telework - Yes 42 42 11 0 4 0 0 85 4 26
2017 Telework - No 32 38 14 11 5 1 0 70 16 402
2017 Job sharing - No 32 38 14 10 5 1 0 71 15 428
2017 Income averaging - No 32 38 14 10 5 1 0 71 15 421
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 32 38 14 10 5 1 0 71 15 427
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 31 37 15 11 5 1 0 68 17 316
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 37 42 10 7 3 0 0 79 11 112
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 17 50 13 11 9 0 0 67 20 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 29 35 17 12 6 0 0 64 18 369
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 41 34 10 11 4 0 0 75 15 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 25 37 18 12 7 0 0 62 19 345
2014 Telework - Yes 33 33 8 17 9 0 0 66 26 12
2014 Telework - No 28 37 17 12 6 0 0 64 18 402
2014 Job sharing - No 28 37 17 12 6 0 0 65 18 414
2014 Income averaging - No 28 37 17 12 7 0 0 64 18 405
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 25 36 20 12 6 0 0 62 18 297
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 34 37 10 12 6 0 0 72 18 117

Question 13. I have clear work objectives.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 29 37 15 14 5 0 0 65 19 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 30 41 13 10 5 0 0 72 15 388
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 36 47 9 5 3 0 0 83 7 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 29 39 14 12 5 0 0 69 17 361
2017 Telework - Yes 27 58 4 8 4 0 0 85 12 26
2017 Telework - No 30 39 14 11 5 0 0 70 16 400
2017 Job sharing - No 30 41 14 11 5 0 0 71 15 426
2017 Income averaging - No 30 41 14 10 5 0 0 71 15 419
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 30 40 14 11 5 0 0 71 15 425
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 29 39 15 11 5 0 0 69 16 314
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 33 45 10 8 4 0 0 78 13 112

Question 14. I know how my work contributes to the achievement of my department’s or agency’s goals.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 42 42 6 8 3 0 0 84 10 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 47 38 9 4 2 0 0 85 6 390
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 56 32 5 4 3 0 0 88 7 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 45 40 9 5 2 0 0 85 6 363
2017 Telework - Yes 50 39 4 7 0 0 0 89 7 26
2017 Telework - No 47 38 9 4 2 0 0 85 7 402
2017 Job sharing - No 47 38 8 5 2 0 0 85 7 428
2017 Income averaging - No 47 38 8 5 2 0 0 85 7 421
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 47 38 8 5 2 0 0 85 7 427
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 46 39 9 4 2 0 0 85 6 316
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 49 38 5 5 3 0 0 87 8 112
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 37 44 17 2 0 0 0 80 2 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 46 40 8 3 2 1 0 86 5 369
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 41 41 13 3 2 0 0 83 4 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 46 40 9 3 2 1 0 86 5 345
2014 Telework - Yes 33 50 17 0 0 0 0 83 0 12
2014 Telework - No 46 40 9 3 2 1 0 86 5 402
2014 Job sharing - No 45 40 9 3 2 0 0 86 5 414
2014 Income averaging - No 45 40 9 3 2 0 0 86 5 405
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 47 39 8 3 2 1 0 87 5 297
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 40 43 13 3 2 0 0 83 4 117

Question 15. Overall, I feel valued at work.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 29 44 16 6 5 0 0 73 11 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 38 35 14 9 4 0 0 73 13 390
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 49 37 9 4 1 0 0 85 6 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 36 35 15 10 4 0 0 71 14 363
2017 Telework - Yes 42 47 4 4 4 0 0 89 8 26
2017 Telework - No 37 35 15 9 4 0 0 72 13 402
2017 Job sharing - No 38 35 14 9 4 0 0 73 13 428
2017 Income averaging - No 38 35 14 9 4 0 0 73 13 421
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 38 36 14 9 4 0 0 73 13 427
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 36 34 15 11 4 0 0 70 15 316
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 41 40 12 4 4 0 0 81 7 112

Question 16. I am proud of the work that I do.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 45 36 14 0 5 0 0 81 5 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 56 34 9 1 0 0 0 90 1 389
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 68 20 10 1 0 0 0 88 1 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 52 37 9 1 1 0 0 89 2 362
2017 Telework - Yes 73 20 7 0 0 0 0 93 0 26
2017 Telework - No 54 35 9 1 1 0 0 89 2 401
2017 Job sharing - No 55 34 9 1 1 0 0 89 2 427
2017 Income averaging - No 55 34 9 1 1 0 0 89 2 420
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 55 34 9 1 1 0 0 89 2 426
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 54 37 8 1 0 0 0 90 1 315
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 58 28 12 1 2 0 0 85 3 112
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 49 33 11 6 0 0 0 83 6 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 64 28 6 2 1 0 0 91 3 368
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 64 32 1 3 0 0 0 96 3 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 62 27 7 3 1 0 0 89 4 344
2014 Telework - Yes 67 33 0 0 0 0 0 100 0 12
2014 Telework - No 62 28 6 3 1 0 0 90 4 401
2014 Job sharing - No 62 28 6 3 1 0 0 90 3 413
2014 Income averaging - No 62 28 6 2 1 0 0 91 3 404
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 63 27 7 2 1 0 0 90 3 296
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 60 31 4 4 0 0 0 92 4 117

Question 17. I have opportunities to provide input into decisions that affect my work.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 37 39 10 5 8 0 0 76 13 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 35 41 13 6 4 0 1 77 10 389
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 50 36 7 3 3 0 1 87 6 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 33 41 14 6 5 0 1 75 12 362
2017 Telework - Yes 46 39 8 4 4 0 0 85 8 26
2017 Telework - No 35 41 13 6 5 0 1 76 11 401
2017 Job sharing - No 35 40 13 6 5 0 1 76 11 427
2017 Income averaging - No 35 41 13 6 5 0 1 76 11 420
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 36 40 13 6 5 0 1 76 11 426
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 32 42 15 7 4 0 1 74 11 315
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 44 37 8 4 5 0 1 83 10 112
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 33 44 4 11 9 0 0 76 19 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 28 43 14 10 5 0 0 70 15 369
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 31 49 11 5 3 0 0 81 8 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 28 41 14 11 6 0 0 69 17 345
2014 Telework - Yes 40 43 8 9 0 0 0 83 9 12
2014 Telework - No 28 43 13 10 6 0 0 71 16 402
2014 Job sharing - No 28 43 13 10 6 0 0 71 16 414
2014 Income averaging - No 29 43 13 10 5 0 0 71 15 405
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 27 41 15 11 5 0 0 68 17 297
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 32 47 9 7 6 0 0 78 12 117

Question 18. I am encouraged to be innovative or to take initiative in my work.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 50 23 8 10 8 0 0 73 19 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 41 36 11 8 4 0 1 78 12 387
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 55 31 4 9 0 0 1 87 9 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 39 36 11 8 5 0 1 75 13 360
2017 Telework - Yes 61 27 4 4 4 0 0 88 8 26
2017 Telework - No 40 36 11 8 4 0 1 76 13 399
2017 Job sharing - No 41 35 10 8 4 0 1 77 12 425
2017 Income averaging - No 42 35 10 8 5 0 1 77 13 418
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 42 35 10 8 4 0 1 77 12 424
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 38 37 12 8 5 0 1 75 13 313
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 52 30 7 7 4 0 1 82 11 112
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 30 42 11 11 6 0 0 72 17 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 35 37 13 10 5 0 1 72 15 369
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 41 37 13 7 1 0 1 79 8 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 33 38 13 10 6 0 0 71 16 345
2014 Telework - Yes 40 52 0 0 9 0 0 91 9 12
2014 Telework - No 34 37 13 10 5 0 1 72 15 402
2014 Job sharing - No 34 37 13 10 5 0 0 72 15 414
2014 Income averaging - No 34 38 12 10 5 0 0 72 15 405
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 32 38 14 11 5 0 0 70 16 297
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 40 37 10 7 5 0 1 77 12 117

Question 19. I have support at work to provide a high level of service.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 42 34 16 5 3 0 0 76 8 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 38 38 15 5 3 0 0 77 8 389
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 48 33 12 6 1 0 0 81 7 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 37 39 16 5 3 0 0 76 8 362
2017 Telework - Yes 58 27 4 7 4 0 0 85 11 26
2017 Telework - No 37 39 16 5 2 0 0 76 8 401
2017 Job sharing - No 39 38 15 5 3 0 0 77 8 427
2017 Income averaging - No 38 38 16 5 3 0 0 77 8 420
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 39 38 15 5 3 0 0 77 8 426
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 35 41 16 5 3 0 0 76 8 315
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 49 30 12 6 3 0 0 79 9 112
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 33 33 26 6 2 0 0 66 8 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 30 44 13 8 5 1 0 75 12 369
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 40 38 13 4 3 2 0 80 7 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 29 44 14 8 5 0 0 73 13 345
2014 Telework - Yes 24 43 16 17 0 0 0 67 17 12
2014 Telework - No 31 43 14 7 4 1 0 74 12 402
2014 Job sharing - No 31 43 14 8 4 1 0 74 12 414
2014 Income averaging - No 31 43 14 8 4 1 0 74 12 405
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 29 45 13 8 5 0 0 74 13 297
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 35 37 17 6 3 1 0 73 9 117

Question 20. Overall, I like my job.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 42 40 13 0 5 0 0 82 5 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 45 38 10 4 3 0 0 83 7 389
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 60 30 4 3 1 1 0 91 5 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 41 40 11 3 4 0 0 81 7 362
2017 Telework - Yes 57 32 7 0 4 0 0 89 4 26
2017 Telework - No 43 39 11 4 4 0 0 82 7 401
2017 Job sharing - No 44 38 10 3 4 0 0 83 7 427
2017 Income averaging - No 44 38 10 3 4 0 0 82 7 420
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 44 38 10 3 4 0 0 83 7 426
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 41 40 11 4 4 0 0 81 8 315
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 53 32 9 2 4 1 0 86 5 112
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 37 35 17 4 7 0 0 72 11 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 38 42 12 5 3 0 0 80 8 369
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 47 34 11 6 1 0 0 81 8 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 36 43 13 5 3 0 0 79 8 345
2014 Telework - Yes 50 42 9 0 0 0 0 91 0 12
2014 Telework - No 38 41 13 5 3 0 0 79 8 402
2014 Job sharing - No 38 41 12 5 3 0 0 79 8 414
2014 Income averaging - No 38 41 12 5 3 0 0 80 8 405
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 36 44 12 5 3 0 0 80 8 297
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 44 34 14 5 3 0 0 78 8 117

Question 21. I can complete my assigned workload during my regular working hours.

Survey year Demographic Always/ Almost always
(%)
Often
(%)
Sometimes
(%)
Rarely
(%)
Never/ Almost never
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 41 31 24 5 0 0 0 71 5 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 46 36 10 6 2 0 1 82 8 390
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 37 41 14 9 0 0 0 77 9 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 47 34 11 5 2 0 1 82 7 363
2017 Telework - Yes 35 42 15 8 0 0 0 77 8 26
2017 Telework - No 46 35 11 5 2 0 0 81 7 402
2017 Job sharing - No 45 35 12 6 2 0 0 81 7 428
2017 Income averaging - No 45 35 12 5 2 0 0 81 7 421
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 45 35 12 6 2 0 0 81 7 427
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 47 35 10 5 2 0 1 83 7 316
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 41 35 16 8 0 0 0 76 8 112
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 33 38 15 10 4 0 0 71 15 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 39 35 16 6 3 1 0 75 9 369
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 47 37 13 0 3 1 0 84 3 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 37 36 16 8 3 0 0 72 11 345
2014 Telework - Yes 23 43 25 0 9 0 0 66 9 12
2014 Telework - No 39 35 16 7 3 1 0 75 10 402
2014 Job sharing - No 38 36 16 7 3 0 0 74 10 414
2014 Income averaging - No 38 35 16 7 3 0 0 74 10 405
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 38 35 17 8 3 0 0 72 11 297
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 40 38 13 4 3 1 0 79 7 117

Question 22a. I feel that the quality of my work suffers because of... constantly changing priorities.

Survey year Demographic Always/ Almost always
(%)
Often
(%)
Sometimes
(%)
Rarely
(%)
Never/ Almost never
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 16 35 23 13 3 0 10 17 57 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 4 21 43 18 10 0 4 29 26 389
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 4 32 35 17 11 0 0 28 36 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 5 20 43 17 9 0 5 28 27 362
2017 Telework - Yes 0 36 44 16 4 0 0 20 36 25
2017 Telework - No 5 21 41 17 10 0 5 28 28 402
2017 Job sharing - No 5 22 42 17 9 0 5 28 29 427
2017 Income averaging - No 5 22 42 17 9 0 5 28 28 420
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 5 22 42 17 9 0 5 28 29 426
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 4 19 44 17 10 0 5 29 25 316
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 7 31 34 17 7 0 4 26 39 111
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 9 21 48 15 4 2 0 20 30 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 9 28 38 16 7 1 2 24 38 368
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 9 20 40 14 6 4 6 23 33 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 9 28 38 17 7 1 1 23 38 344
2014 Telework - Yes 0 25 58 0 0 8 9 0 30 12
2014 Telework - No 9 27 38 17 7 1 1 24 37 401
2014 Job sharing - No 9 27 39 16 7 1 1 23 37 413
2014 Income averaging - No 9 27 39 16 7 1 1 24 37 404
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 9 29 36 17 7 1 1 24 39 296
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 9 22 45 14 5 3 3 20 32 117

Question 22b. I feel that the quality of my work suffers because of... lack of stability in my department or agency.

Survey year Demographic Always/ Almost always
(%)
Often
(%)
Sometimes
(%)
Rarely
(%)
Never/ Almost never
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 6 21 27 20 18 2 6 42 29 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 8 16 29 25 13 3 6 42 26 387
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 9 20 23 24 22 0 2 47 29 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 7 16 30 25 12 4 6 41 26 360
2017 Telework - Yes 4 27 38 24 8 0 0 31 31 26
2017 Telework - No 8 16 28 25 14 3 6 43 26 399
2017 Job sharing - No 8 17 29 25 14 3 6 42 26 425
2017 Income averaging - No 8 16 29 25 14 3 6 42 26 418
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 8 17 29 25 14 3 6 42 27 424
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 8 16 29 25 13 4 6 42 26 313
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 7 19 28 26 16 1 3 44 28 112
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 8 20 36 15 13 2 6 31 30 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 9 23 28 22 11 4 3 35 35 366
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 10 23 28 17 11 4 7 32 37 68
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 9 23 29 22 11 4 3 35 34 343
2014 Telework - Yes 0 34 39 18 0 0 9 19 37 12
2014 Telework - No 9 22 28 21 12 4 3 35 34 399
2014 Job sharing - No 9 23 29 21 11 4 3 35 34 411
2014 Income averaging - No 9 23 29 21 12 4 3 35 34 402
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 9 23 28 22 12 4 2 36 34 295
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 8 22 31 18 10 3 7 32 34 116

Question 22c. I feel that the quality of my work suffers because of... too many approval stages.

Survey year Demographic Always/ Almost always
(%)
Often
(%)
Sometimes
(%)
Rarely
(%)
Never/ Almost never
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 15 15 30 23 11 2 2 36 32 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 7 19 39 18 11 1 4 31 28 389
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 8 11 50 21 10 0 1 31 19 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 8 20 37 19 11 1 4 32 30 362
2017 Telework - Yes 7 21 44 20 8 0 0 28 28 25
2017 Telework - No 8 18 38 19 11 1 4 32 28 402
2017 Job sharing - No 8 19 39 19 11 1 4 31 28 427
2017 Income averaging - No 8 18 39 19 11 1 4 32 28 420
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 8 19 38 19 11 1 4 32 28 426
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 8 20 37 18 11 1 4 31 30 316
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 9 14 43 20 11 1 2 32 24 111
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 19 22 26 19 11 2 0 31 42 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 12 24 33 17 10 2 3 28 38 368
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 18 18 32 14 11 3 4 27 39 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 12 25 32 18 9 2 3 29 38 344
2014 Telework - Yes 9 42 25 16 9 0 0 25 50 12
2014 Telework - No 13 23 32 17 10 2 3 28 38 401
2014 Job sharing - No 13 24 32 17 10 2 3 28 38 413
2014 Income averaging - No 12 24 32 17 10 2 3 29 38 404
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 11 25 32 18 9 2 3 28 38 296
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 17 18 31 16 11 3 3 29 38 117

Question 22d. I feel that the quality of my work suffers because of... unreasonable deadlines.

Survey year Demographic Always/ Almost always
(%)
Often
(%)
Sometimes
(%)
Rarely
(%)
Never/ Almost never
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 6 21 38 19 14 0 3 34 27 37
2017 Compressed workweek - No 4 14 29 31 17 1 3 50 19 386
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 9 14 23 37 17 0 0 54 23 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 3 15 31 29 16 1 4 48 19 358
2017 Telework - Yes 12 12 29 25 17 0 4 44 26 24
2017 Telework - No 4 15 30 31 16 1 3 49 19 399
2017 Job sharing - No 4 15 30 30 16 1 3 49 20 423
2017 Income averaging - No 4 15 30 30 17 1 3 49 20 416
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 4 15 30 30 16 1 3 49 20 422
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 3 15 30 30 17 1 4 49 19 313
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 7 14 30 31 16 0 2 48 22 110
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 11 23 32 22 9 4 0 32 35 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 4 17 34 28 13 2 2 43 22 367
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 7 9 22 33 20 6 3 59 17 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 4 20 36 26 11 1 1 39 25 343
2014 Telework - Yes 9 9 41 18 16 8 0 37 19 12
2014 Telework - No 5 18 33 28 13 2 1 42 24 400
2014 Job sharing - No 5 18 33 27 13 2 1 42 24 412
2014 Income averaging - No 5 18 33 27 13 2 1 42 24 403
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 4 19 35 27 12 2 1 40 23 295
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 7 16 29 28 15 3 2 46 24 117

Question 22e. I feel that the quality of my work suffers because of... having to do the same or more work, but with fewer resources.

Survey year Demographic Always/ Almost always
(%)
Often
(%)
Sometimes
(%)
Rarely
(%)
Never/ Almost never
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 5 31 26 18 17 0 2 36 37 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 8 16 30 23 15 2 7 41 26 388
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 10 23 19 27 14 1 5 45 36 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 7 16 32 22 15 2 7 40 25 361
2017 Telework - Yes 4 20 37 15 20 0 4 37 25 25
2017 Telework - No 8 17 29 23 15 2 7 41 27 401
2017 Job sharing - No 8 17 30 22 15 1 6 41 27 426
2017 Income averaging - No 8 17 29 22 15 2 7 41 27 419
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 8 17 30 22 15 1 6 41 27 425
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 8 15 31 21 15 2 7 40 26 315
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 7 23 25 26 15 1 4 43 31 111
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 13 19 37 18 4 4 4 25 35 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 12 24 28 18 11 2 4 31 39 368
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 11 17 27 15 14 6 10 34 34 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 13 25 29 18 10 2 3 30 39 344
2014 Telework - Yes 9 58 7 9 0 8 9 11 80 12
2014 Telework - No 13 22 30 18 11 2 4 31 37 401
2014 Job sharing - No 12 23 29 18 11 2 4 31 38 413
2014 Income averaging - No 12 24 28 18 11 2 4 31 39 404
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 12 25 28 18 11 2 3 31 39 296
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 13 19 31 16 10 3 7 29 36 117

Question 22f. I feel that the quality of my work suffers because of... high staff turnover.

Survey year Demographic Always/ Almost always
(%)
Often
(%)
Sometimes
(%)
Rarely
(%)
Never/ Almost never
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 16 13 18 24 18 6 5 47 33 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 12 24 23 20 11 4 6 34 40 389
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 18 19 22 22 13 3 3 37 39 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 12 24 22 20 11 5 6 35 40 362
2017 Telework - Yes 12 20 36 24 8 0 0 32 32 25
2017 Telework - No 13 23 21 20 12 5 6 36 40 402
2017 Job sharing - No 13 23 22 21 11 4 5 36 40 427
2017 Income averaging - No 13 23 22 20 12 4 6 35 40 420
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 13 23 22 21 11 4 5 36 40 426
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 12 25 22 19 11 5 6 34 42 316
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 14 16 24 27 11 4 3 41 33 111
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 11 22 18 35 8 6 0 45 35 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 9 19 27 24 13 5 3 40 30 368
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 6 14 23 21 17 13 6 46 25 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 10 20 27 26 11 4 2 40 31 344
2014 Telework - Yes 0 17 58 0 8 17 0 10 21 12
2014 Telework - No 9 19 25 26 12 5 3 42 31 401
2014 Job sharing - No 9 19 26 25 12 6 3 41 30 413
2014 Income averaging - No 9 19 26 25 13 6 3 41 31 404
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 9 20 27 24 12 5 2 39 31 296
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 8 17 24 27 12 8 4 44 28 117

Question 22g. I feel that the quality of my work suffers because of... overly complicated or unnecessary business processes.

Survey year Demographic Always/ Almost always
(%)
Often
(%)
Sometimes
(%)
Rarely
(%)
Never/ Almost never
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 8 23 30 21 16 0 2 38 31 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 6 20 38 20 9 3 4 31 28 389
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 1 10 41 32 10 2 3 44 13 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 7 22 37 18 9 3 4 30 31 362
2017 Telework - Yes 4 20 48 24 4 0 0 28 24 25
2017 Telework - No 6 20 37 20 10 3 4 32 28 402
2017 Job sharing - No 6 20 37 20 9 3 4 32 28 427
2017 Income averaging - No 6 20 38 20 9 3 4 32 28 420
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 6 20 38 20 10 3 4 32 28 426
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 7 21 37 18 9 3 4 29 31 316
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 4 16 38 27 11 1 3 40 21 111
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 24 13 31 20 8 4 0 29 38 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 11 20 34 16 13 3 3 31 32 367
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 20 12 29 16 12 9 3 31 36 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 11 20 35 16 13 2 3 31 33 343
2014 Telework - Yes 33 17 41 0 9 0 0 9 51 12
2014 Telework - No 12 19 34 17 13 3 3 32 32 400
2014 Job sharing - No 12 19 34 16 13 3 3 31 33 412
2014 Income averaging - No 12 19 34 16 13 3 3 31 33 403
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 10 21 35 16 14 2 3 31 32 295
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 18 14 31 18 10 6 3 30 36 117
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Question 23. During meetings in my work unit, I feel free to use the official language of my choice.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 53 16 11 18 2 0 0 68 20 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 65 21 6 5 2 0 1 87 7 389
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 73 20 0 6 2 0 0 93 7 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 62 21 8 6 2 0 1 84 8 362
2017 Telework - Yes 69 12 0 11 8 0 0 81 19 26
2017 Telework - No 63 21 7 5 2 0 1 85 8 401
2017 Job sharing - No 64 21 7 6 2 0 1 85 8 427
2017 Income averaging - No 64 21 7 6 2 0 1 85 8 420
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 63 21 7 6 2 0 1 85 8 426
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 63 22 8 4 2 0 1 86 6 315
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 65 18 4 10 3 0 0 82 14 112
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 55 22 7 11 4 0 0 77 16 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 63 22 5 7 1 0 1 86 8 369
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 71 18 4 4 3 0 0 89 7 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 61 23 6 8 1 0 1 85 10 345
2014 Telework - Yes 83 0 9 9 0 0 0 83 9 12
2014 Telework - No 62 23 5 7 2 0 1 85 9 402
2014 Job sharing - No 62 22 5 7 2 0 1 85 9 414
2014 Income averaging - No 63 22 5 7 2 0 1 86 9 405
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 62 22 5 7 2 0 2 86 8 297
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 62 21 6 9 2 0 0 83 11 117

Question 24. I am satisfied with how interpersonal issues are resolved in my work unit.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 25 26 26 3 8 9 3 58 12 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 32 31 12 8 5 5 6 72 15 390
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 49 24 9 1 3 6 7 84 5 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 29 32 14 9 6 6 6 68 16 363
2017 Telework - Yes 41 24 16 4 0 8 8 77 5 26
2017 Telework - No 31 31 13 8 6 6 6 70 15 402
2017 Job sharing - No 32 31 13 8 5 6 6 71 15 428
2017 Income averaging - No 32 30 13 7 5 6 6 71 14 421
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 32 30 13 8 5 6 6 71 15 427
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 30 32 13 9 6 5 5 70 16 316
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 38 25 14 4 4 6 8 74 10 112
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 26 22 20 14 7 7 4 54 24 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 32 31 11 12 6 4 5 68 20 368
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 37 20 12 7 5 10 9 70 15 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 30 32 12 13 6 4 4 66 21 344
2014 Telework - Yes 50 25 0 9 9 0 8 81 19 12
2014 Telework - No 30 30 12 12 6 5 4 66 20 401
2014 Job sharing - No 31 30 12 12 6 5 5 67 20 413
2014 Income averaging - No 31 29 12 12 6 5 5 67 20 404
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 30 31 11 13 6 4 4 67 21 296
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 33 26 14 8 7 6 6 67 17 117

Question 25. In my work unit, every individual is accepted as an equal member of the team.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 52 34 2 8 3 0 0 87 11 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 52 30 7 7 4 0 0 82 10 389
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 68 23 6 1 1 0 0 91 3 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 49 32 7 8 4 0 0 81 12 362
2017 Telework - Yes 61 20 8 4 4 0 4 84 8 26
2017 Telework - No 51 31 7 7 3 0 0 83 10 401
2017 Job sharing - No 52 30 7 7 3 0 0 83 10 427
2017 Income averaging - No 52 30 7 7 4 0 0 83 10 420
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 52 31 7 6 3 0 0 83 10 426
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 49 32 8 7 4 0 0 81 11 315
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 60 26 5 5 3 0 1 87 8 112
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 34 35 16 8 4 0 2 71 13 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 45 31 8 9 6 0 0 76 16 368
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 54 34 4 3 5 0 0 88 8 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 42 30 10 10 6 1 1 74 17 344
2014 Telework - Yes 50 33 9 0 9 0 0 83 9 12
2014 Telework - No 44 31 9 9 6 0 0 76 15 401
2014 Job sharing - No 44 31 9 9 6 0 0 76 15 413
2014 Income averaging - No 44 31 9 9 6 0 0 76 15 404
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 44 30 9 10 6 1 0 74 16 296
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 46 33 8 6 6 0 1 80 12 117

Question 26. In my work unit, I believe that we hire people who can do the job.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 39 34 8 7 8 0 3 76 16 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 37 38 12 7 5 1 1 76 12 387
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 46 39 11 1 3 0 0 85 4 64
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 36 37 12 8 5 1 1 74 14 361
2017 Telework - Yes 49 36 11 0 0 0 4 88 0 26
2017 Telework - No 36 38 11 8 5 1 1 75 13 399
2017 Job sharing - No 37 38 11 7 5 1 1 76 12 425
2017 Income averaging - No 37 38 11 7 5 1 1 76 12 418
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 37 38 11 7 5 1 1 76 12 424
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 35 38 12 8 5 1 1 74 14 314
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 44 35 11 4 3 0 2 81 8 111
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 24 46 11 15 0 4 0 73 16 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 30 41 12 11 5 0 0 72 17 369
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 38 43 6 6 4 3 0 84 10 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 28 41 13 13 5 0 0 69 18 345
2014 Telework - Yes 33 41 0 9 9 8 0 81 19 12
2014 Telework - No 30 41 12 12 5 0 0 71 16 402
2014 Job sharing - No 30 41 12 12 5 1 0 72 16 414
2014 Income averaging - No 30 42 11 12 5 1 0 72 17 405
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 28 40 13 12 5 0 1 69 18 297
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 33 44 9 9 3 2 0 78 13 117

Question 27. In my work unit, the process of selecting a person for a position is done fairly.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 24 44 7 8 11 3 3 72 20 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 35 34 11 9 5 6 1 73 15 390
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 34 37 11 6 3 7 2 79 10 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 34 34 10 10 6 5 1 72 17 363
2017 Telework - Yes 42 39 12 0 0 4 4 87 0 26
2017 Telework - No 33 34 10 10 6 6 1 72 17 402
2017 Job sharing - No 34 35 10 9 6 6 1 73 16 428
2017 Income averaging - No 34 34 11 9 6 6 1 73 16 421
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 34 35 10 9 6 6 1 73 16 427
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 35 33 11 10 6 6 0 72 16 316
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 31 40 8 8 5 5 3 77 14 112
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 20 32 24 11 9 4 0 54 21 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 31 30 13 11 8 6 1 66 20 369
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 33 42 7 3 7 9 0 82 10 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 30 28 16 12 8 5 1 62 21 345
2014 Telework - Yes 33 42 8 0 9 8 0 82 9 12
2014 Telework - No 30 30 15 11 8 5 1 64 20 402
2014 Job sharing - No 30 30 14 11 8 5 1 65 20 414
2014 Income averaging - No 30 30 14 10 8 6 1 65 19 405
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 31 28 15 12 8 6 1 63 21 297
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 29 37 13 8 7 5 0 69 17 117

Question 28. In my work unit, unsatisfactory employee performance is managed effectively.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 11 32 10 5 21 16 5 54 33 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 17 23 16 14 8 18 4 51 28 389
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 25 15 16 9 7 28 1 56 22 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 15 25 15 14 9 16 5 51 30 362
2017 Telework - Yes 20 27 12 11 0 23 8 67 17 26
2017 Telework - No 17 23 16 14 9 17 4 51 29 401
2017 Job sharing - No 17 23 15 14 9 18 4 52 29 427
2017 Income averaging - No 17 24 15 13 9 18 4 52 29 420
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 17 24 15 14 9 18 4 52 29 426
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 16 25 16 15 9 16 4 51 29 315
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 20 19 13 10 9 24 5 54 27 112
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 6 25 24 19 9 17 0 37 34 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 15 23 17 18 11 14 3 45 35 369
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 15 21 23 4 10 23 4 50 19 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 14 23 17 20 11 13 2 43 37 345
2014 Telework - Yes 16 16 24 9 9 26 0 44 23 12
2014 Telework - No 14 23 18 18 11 14 3 44 35 402
2014 Job sharing - No 14 23 18 18 11 14 2 44 35 414
2014 Income averaging - No 14 23 18 17 11 15 2 44 34 405
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 14 23 16 19 12 13 2 44 37 297
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 13 23 22 14 8 18 2 45 28 117

Question 29. In my work unit, individuals behave in a respectful manner.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 45 39 5 9 2 0 0 84 11 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 53 35 6 5 1 0 0 88 6 389
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 59 32 3 7 0 0 0 90 7 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 51 36 6 5 2 0 0 87 7 362
2017 Telework - Yes 54 38 0 4 0 0 4 95 5 26
2017 Telework - No 52 35 6 5 2 0 0 87 7 401
2017 Job sharing - No 52 35 6 5 2 0 0 88 7 427
2017 Income averaging - No 52 35 6 5 2 0 0 88 6 420
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 53 35 5 5 2 0 0 88 7 426
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 52 36 6 4 2 0 0 88 6 315
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 55 32 4 8 1 0 1 87 8 112
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 38 34 23 0 2 2 0 74 2 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 45 38 9 6 2 0 0 82 9 368
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 55 31 6 3 4 1 0 88 6 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 42 39 11 6 2 0 0 80 8 344
2014 Telework - Yes 50 33 0 0 9 8 0 91 9 12
2014 Telework - No 44 38 11 6 2 0 0 81 8 401
2014 Job sharing - No 44 37 10 6 2 0 0 82 8 413
2014 Income averaging - No 44 38 10 5 2 0 0 82 7 404
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 41 41 10 6 2 0 0 82 8 296
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 50 29 12 3 4 1 0 80 7 117
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My Immediate Supervisor

Question 30. I receive useful feedback from my immediate supervisor on my job performance.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 34 47 8 7 3 0 0 82 10 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 38 40 8 9 5 0 0 78 14 390
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 49 34 5 9 3 0 0 84 12 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 36 41 9 8 5 0 0 78 14 363
2017 Telework - Yes 49 39 0 8 4 0 0 88 12 26
2017 Telework - No 37 40 9 9 5 0 0 78 13 402
2017 Job sharing - No 38 40 8 9 5 0 0 79 13 428
2017 Income averaging - No 38 40 8 9 5 0 0 78 14 421
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 38 40 8 9 5 0 0 79 13 427
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 36 40 9 9 5 0 0 77 14 316
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 43 41 5 7 4 0 0 84 10 112
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 39 35 11 10 4 0 0 74 15 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 37 35 12 9 5 1 1 74 14 369
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 45 36 9 6 4 0 0 81 9 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 36 35 12 10 5 1 1 73 15 345
2014 Telework - Yes 41 33 0 9 17 0 0 74 26 12
2014 Telework - No 37 35 12 9 4 1 1 74 14 402
2014 Job sharing - No 37 35 12 9 5 0 1 74 14 414
2014 Income averaging - No 38 35 12 9 5 1 1 74 14 405
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 35 35 13 10 4 1 2 72 15 297
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 43 37 9 6 6 0 0 80 11 117

Question 31. I can count on my immediate supervisor to keep his or her promises.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 40 36 14 2 5 0 2 78 8 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 46 36 10 5 1 0 1 83 7 390
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 60 34 3 1 0 1 0 96 1 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 43 37 11 6 2 0 1 81 8 363
2017 Telework - Yes 53 43 4 0 0 0 0 96 0 26
2017 Telework - No 45 36 11 5 2 0 1 82 7 402
2017 Job sharing - No 45 36 10 5 2 0 1 83 7 428
2017 Income averaging - No 45 36 10 5 2 0 1 83 7 421
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 46 36 10 5 2 0 1 83 7 427
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 44 36 11 6 2 0 1 81 8 316
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 51 36 8 2 2 1 1 88 3 112
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 35 41 9 6 4 4 0 80 11 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 44 34 10 5 4 3 1 80 10 369
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 55 23 10 6 4 3 0 80 10 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 40 37 10 5 4 3 1 80 10 345
2014 Telework - Yes 50 24 0 17 9 0 0 74 26 12
2014 Telework - No 42 35 10 5 4 3 1 80 9 402
2014 Job sharing - No 43 35 10 5 4 3 1 80 10 414
2014 Income averaging - No 43 35 10 5 4 3 1 81 9 405
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 41 36 10 5 4 3 1 81 9 297
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 47 30 9 7 5 2 0 79 12 117

Question 32. My immediate supervisor keeps me informed about the issues affecting my work.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 31 47 11 8 3 0 0 78 10 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 45 37 7 8 3 0 0 82 11 389
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 53 36 6 3 0 2 0 91 3 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 42 38 8 9 4 0 0 80 13 362
2017 Telework - Yes 53 31 12 4 0 0 0 84 4 26
2017 Telework - No 43 38 7 8 3 0 0 81 12 401
2017 Job sharing - No 43 38 7 8 3 0 0 81 11 427
2017 Income averaging - No 44 37 7 8 3 0 0 81 11 420
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 44 38 7 8 3 0 0 82 11 426
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 42 37 8 9 4 0 0 79 13 315
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 47 40 7 5 1 1 0 87 6 112
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 46 28 16 4 6 0 0 74 11 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 41 35 11 8 5 1 0 77 13 369
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 50 31 11 7 1 0 0 81 8 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 40 35 11 8 6 1 0 75 13 345
2014 Telework - Yes 57 26 9 9 0 0 0 83 9 12
2014 Telework - No 41 35 11 7 5 1 0 76 13 402
2014 Job sharing - No 41 34 11 7 5 1 0 76 12 414
2014 Income averaging - No 42 34 11 7 5 1 0 76 12 405
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 38 36 11 9 5 1 0 75 14 297
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 49 30 13 5 3 0 0 79 8 117

Question 33. When I communicate with my immediate supervisor, I feel free to use the official language of my choice.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 71 21 5 3 0 0 0 92 3 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 83 14 2 1 1 0 0 96 2 389
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 86 13 0 1 0 0 0 99 1 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 81 15 3 1 1 0 0 96 2 362
2017 Telework - Yes 80 16 4 0 0 0 0 96 0 26
2017 Telework - No 82 14 2 1 0 0 0 96 2 401
2017 Job sharing - No 82 14 2 1 0 0 0 96 2 427
2017 Income averaging - No 82 14 2 1 0 0 0 96 2 420
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 82 14 2 1 0 0 0 96 2 426
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 82 14 3 1 1 0 0 96 2 315
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 80 16 2 2 0 0 0 97 2 112
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 68 21 0 9 2 0 0 88 12 44
2014 Compressed workweek - No 76 17 2 4 1 0 1 93 5 367
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 85 6 2 4 3 1 0 92 7 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 73 19 2 4 1 0 1 93 5 342
2014 Telework - Yes 83 0 9 9 0 0 0 83 9 12
2014 Telework - No 75 18 1 4 1 0 1 93 5 399
2014 Job sharing - No 75 17 2 4 1 0 0 93 6 411
2014 Income averaging - No 76 16 2 4 1 0 1 93 6 402
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 74 18 2 4 1 0 1 94 5 295
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 77 13 2 6 2 1 0 91 8 116

Question 34. Subject to operational requirements, my immediate supervisor supports the use of flexible work arrangements (e.g., flexible hours, compressed workweeks, telework).

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 66 27 2 0 5 0 0 92 5 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 46 24 9 6 3 3 8 80 10 388
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 81 14 0 3 0 1 1 97 3 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 42 27 10 6 4 3 8 78 11 361
2017 Telework - Yes 74 18 0 4 4 0 0 92 8 26
2017 Telework - No 47 25 9 5 3 3 7 80 10 400
2017 Job sharing - No 48 25 8 5 4 3 7 81 10 426
2017 Income averaging - No 48 24 8 5 4 3 7 81 10 419
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 48 24 8 5 4 3 7 81 10 425
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 40 26 11 7 4 4 9 76 12 314
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 72 20 2 2 3 1 1 94 4 112
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 59 27 6 2 0 2 4 91 2 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 42 25 10 5 4 4 9 78 11 369
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 66 17 5 0 2 4 4 91 3 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 40 27 11 6 4 4 9 77 11 345
2014 Telework - Yes 74 17 9 0 0 0 0 91 0 12
2014 Telework - No 43 25 10 5 4 4 9 79 10 402
2014 Job sharing - No 44 25 10 5 4 4 8 79 10 414
2014 Income averaging - No 44 25 10 5 3 4 8 79 9 405
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 37 27 11 6 4 5 10 75 12 297
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 64 20 6 2 2 3 4 89 4 117

Question 35. My immediate supervisor creates an environment where I feel free to discuss with him or her matters that affect my well-being at work.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 55 27 8 5 5 0 0 82 10 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 55 28 8 4 4 0 0 84 8 388
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 70 19 3 3 3 0 1 91 6 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 53 29 9 5 4 0 0 82 9 361
2017 Telework - Yes 57 39 0 0 4 0 0 96 4 26
2017 Telework - No 55 27 9 5 4 0 0 83 9 400
2017 Job sharing - No 55 28 8 5 4 0 0 84 8 426
2017 Income averaging - No 55 27 8 5 4 0 0 83 8 419
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 55 28 8 5 4 0 0 84 8 425
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 52 29 9 5 4 0 0 81 9 314
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 64 25 5 3 4 0 1 89 6 112

Question 36. My immediate supervisor seems to care about me as a person.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 47 28 14 5 5 0 0 76 10 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 57 28 8 3 3 1 0 86 6 390
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 65 25 4 3 2 1 0 91 5 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 54 29 9 3 4 0 0 84 7 363
2017 Telework - Yes 61 31 4 0 4 0 0 92 4 26
2017 Telework - No 56 28 9 4 3 0 0 84 7 402
2017 Job sharing - No 56 28 9 3 3 0 0 85 7 428
2017 Income averaging - No 56 28 8 3 3 0 0 85 7 421
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 56 29 9 3 3 0 0 85 6 427
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 54 30 9 3 3 0 0 84 7 316
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 60 25 8 4 3 1 0 85 6 112

Question 37. I am satisfied with the quality of supervision I receive.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 45 34 11 5 5 0 0 79 10 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 52 28 10 5 4 0 0 80 10 386
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 67 21 9 1 1 0 0 88 3 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 49 30 10 6 5 0 0 79 11 359
2017 Telework - Yes 65 16 15 4 0 0 0 81 4 26
2017 Telework - No 51 30 10 5 5 0 0 80 10 398
2017 Job sharing - No 52 29 10 5 4 0 0 80 10 424
2017 Income averaging - No 51 29 10 5 4 0 0 80 10 417
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 52 29 10 5 4 0 0 80 10 423
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 48 31 10 6 5 0 0 79 11 312
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 61 24 10 3 3 0 0 85 5 112
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 50 30 7 6 7 0 0 80 13 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 44 33 11 6 6 1 0 77 12 368
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 53 29 9 6 4 0 0 82 10 68
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 43 33 11 6 6 1 0 76 13 345
2014 Telework - Yes 66 0 9 17 9 0 0 66 26 12
2014 Telework - No 44 33 11 6 6 1 0 78 12 401
2014 Job sharing - No 44 32 11 6 6 1 0 77 12 413
2014 Income averaging - No 44 32 11 6 6 1 0 77 12 404
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 41 34 12 6 6 1 0 76 12 297
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 53 27 8 7 6 0 0 80 13 116
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Senior Management

Question 39. I receive the support I need from senior management to address unsatisfactory performance issues in my work unit. (for supervisors)

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - No 22 35 16 8 4 4 11 67 14 139
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 31 23 31 0 0 7 8 63 0 13
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 21 37 14 11 4 4 10 67 17 135
2017 Telework - No 20 37 15 10 4 4 10 66 16 141
2017 Job sharing - No 22 36 16 10 4 4 10 66 15 148
2017 Income averaging - No 22 36 16 9 4 4 10 67 15 146
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 22 36 16 10 4 4 10 66 15 148
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 21 37 14 8 4 4 11 68 15 124
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 25 29 21 17 0 4 4 59 18 24
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 30 50 7 7 7 0 0 80 13 13
2014 Compressed workweek - No 25 31 18 8 4 5 9 65 14 127
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 30 16 20 18 0 10 6 54 22 19
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 24 36 17 6 5 4 8 68 13 121
2014 Telework - No 25 34 16 8 4 5 8 68 13 132
2014 Job sharing - No 25 33 17 8 5 5 8 66 14 140
2014 Income averaging - No 25 33 17 7 5 5 8 66 14 137
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 23 35 17 6 4 4 9 68 12 104
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 30 26 16 12 5 5 5 62 20 36

Question 40. Senior managers in my department or agency lead by example in ethical behaviour.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 21 31 16 21 5 5 0 55 28 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 34 35 13 8 5 5 0 73 13 390
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 40 41 4 9 0 6 0 85 10 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 32 34 15 9 5 4 0 69 15 363
2017 Telework - Yes 19 50 12 15 4 0 0 69 19 26
2017 Telework - No 34 34 14 9 5 5 0 71 14 402
2017 Job sharing - No 33 35 14 9 5 5 0 71 14 428
2017 Income averaging - No 33 35 14 9 5 5 0 71 15 421
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 33 35 14 9 5 5 0 71 14 427
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 34 34 15 8 5 4 0 71 14 316
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 30 39 11 13 3 5 0 73 16 112
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 18 31 13 16 15 6 0 53 33 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 27 38 16 11 5 4 0 67 16 367
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 30 31 19 8 4 7 0 66 13 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 25 39 15 12 6 3 0 66 19 343
2014 Telework - Yes 17 40 26 9 9 0 0 57 17 12
2014 Telework - No 26 37 15 11 6 4 0 66 18 400
2014 Job sharing - No 26 38 15 11 6 4 0 66 18 412
2014 Income averaging - No 26 37 15 11 6 4 0 66 18 403
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 27 39 15 11 5 4 0 68 17 295
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 24 34 17 11 8 5 0 61 20 117

Question 41. I have confidence in the senior management of my department or agency.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 27 29 16 21 5 2 0 57 27 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 28 42 16 8 5 1 0 71 13 390
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 37 42 12 8 0 1 0 80 8 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 26 40 17 9 6 1 0 68 15 363
2017 Telework - Yes 16 53 8 19 4 0 0 69 23 26
2017 Telework - No 29 40 16 9 5 1 0 70 13 402
2017 Job sharing - No 28 41 16 9 5 1 0 70 14 428
2017 Income averaging - No 28 40 16 9 5 1 0 70 14 421
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 28 41 16 9 5 1 0 70 14 427
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 28 40 17 8 5 1 0 69 14 316
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 28 42 13 13 3 2 0 71 16 112
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 16 38 18 18 9 2 0 55 27 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 24 42 17 8 6 2 0 68 15 368
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 31 35 15 10 4 4 0 70 15 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 22 43 17 9 7 1 0 66 17 344
2014 Telework - Yes 25 33 0 26 17 0 0 58 42 12
2014 Telework - No 23 42 18 9 6 2 0 67 16 401
2014 Job sharing - No 23 42 17 9 7 2 0 66 16 413
2014 Income averaging - No 24 42 16 10 6 2 0 67 16 404
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 23 44 17 9 6 2 0 68 15 296
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 25 36 18 11 8 3 0 63 19 117

Question 42. Senior management in my department or agency makes effective and timely decisions.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 19 34 21 8 13 5 0 56 22 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 17 40 19 13 7 5 0 60 21 389
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 29 35 15 12 2 6 2 69 15 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 15 40 19 13 8 4 0 58 22 362
2017 Telework - Yes 12 42 11 19 8 8 0 58 30 26
2017 Telework - No 17 39 19 12 7 5 0 59 20 401
2017 Job sharing - No 17 39 19 13 7 5 0 59 21 427
2017 Income averaging - No 17 39 19 13 7 5 0 59 21 420
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 17 39 19 13 7 5 0 59 21 426
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 16 40 19 12 8 5 0 59 21 315
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 21 36 18 13 6 5 1 60 21 112
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 14 28 17 17 22 2 0 43 40 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 16 37 22 15 6 5 0 56 21 368
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 17 34 20 8 10 11 0 57 20 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 16 36 22 16 7 3 0 54 24 344
2014 Telework - Yes 25 42 0 0 34 0 0 66 34 12
2014 Telework - No 16 36 22 15 7 4 0 54 23 401
2014 Job sharing - No 16 36 21 15 7 4 0 54 24 413
2014 Income averaging - No 16 36 21 15 7 4 0 54 24 404
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 16 37 22 17 5 4 0 55 23 296
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 17 32 20 11 14 7 0 53 26 117

Question 43. I believe that senior management will try to resolve concerns raised in this survey.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)
Not applicable
(%)
Positive answers
(%)
Negative answers
(%)
Total responses
2017 Compressed workweek - Yes 19 32 13 19 13 5 0 53 33 38
2017 Compressed workweek - No 26 30 19 9 8 8 1 61 18 390
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 38 25 12 11 4 9 2 70 17 65
2017 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 23 31 20 9 9 7 0 59 20 363
2017 Telework - Yes 19 42 7 23 4 4 0 64 28 26
2017 Telework - No 26 29 19 9 9 8 1 60 19 402
2017 Job sharing - No 25 30 19 10 8 8 1 60 19 428
2017 Income averaging - No 25 30 18 10 8 8 1 61 20 421
2017 Pre-retirement transition leave - No 25 30 19 10 8 8 1 60 19 427
2017 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 25 30 20 8 8 8 1 60 18 316
2017 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 27 29 15 13 9 7 1 61 23 112
2014 Compressed workweek - Yes 14 31 11 18 19 7 0 49 39 45
2014 Compressed workweek - No 19 30 21 14 9 5 0 53 25 368
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - Yes 15 36 17 11 12 10 0 57 25 69
2014 Flexible work schedule (i.e., variable start and end times) - No 20 29 21 15 10 5 0 51 27 344
2014 Telework - Yes 17 32 17 17 16 0 0 49 34 12
2014 Telework - No 19 30 20 14 10 6 0 52 26 401
2014 Job sharing - No 19 30 20 15 10 6 0 52 27 413
2014 Income averaging - No 19 30 19 15 10 6 0 53 27 404
2014 Does not work according to a flexible working arrangement 20 29 21 15 10 5 1 52 26 296
2014 Works according to a flexible working arrangement 15 35 18 13 12 7 0 54 27 117

Question 44. Essential information flows effectively from senior management to staff.

Survey year Demographic Strongly agree
(%)
Somewhat agree
(%)
Neither agree nor disagree
(%)
Somewhat disagree
(%)
Strongly disagree
(%)
Don't know
(%)