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Walmart Inc. is teaming up with a fertility startup to offer benefits under its insurance plan that will help its U.S. workers expand their families. The retail giant is partnering with New York-based Kindbody to offer benefits such as in-vitro fertilization, as well as fertility testing regardless of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or marital […]

As Sept. 30 marks the second annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, employer awareness of the impact of Canada’s residential school system has grown since the day was first observed in 2021, but more action needs to be taken, says Kelly Lendsay, president and chief executive officer of non-profit organization Indigenous Works. “It has […]

  • By: Sadie Janes
  • September 30, 2022 September 29, 2022
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Around half (53 per cent) of Canadian benefits plan sponsors and two-thirds (65 per cent) of plan members say their workplace implemented a coronavirus vaccination policy, according to the 2022 Benefits Canada Healthcare Survey. Among plan sponsors, vaccination policies were more likely with unionized workforces (72 per cent compared to 44 per cent of employers with […]

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  • September 30, 2022 September 29, 2022
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More than eight in 10 (85 per cent) global company leaders say the shift to hybrid work has challenged their confidence in employee productivity, according to a survey by Microsoft Corp. It found while 87 per cent of employees said they believe they’re productive at work, just 12 per cent of people leaders said they […]

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  • September 28, 2022 September 28, 2022
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Nearly three-quarters (72 per cent) of Canadian benefits plan members say they’re extremely or very satisfied with working from home, according to the 2022 Benefits Canada Healthcare Survey. It found levels of extreme or very high satisfaction were highest among those who also felt most productive working from home (89 per cent) and who were in […]

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  • September 28, 2022 September 27, 2022
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Canadian base salaries are set to increase by four per cent in 2023, a percentage that’s comparable to 2022, according to a new survey by LifeWorks Inc. The survey, which polled more than 500 Canadian employers, found while roughly six per cent of organizations froze their base salaries in 2022, fewer than two per cent plan […]

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  • September 26, 2022 September 26, 2022
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Toronto-based financial technology company Givex Corp. is using remote working as a key component of its employee retention strategy. “We’ve found our work-from-home strategy has helped us with retention and we’re hiring on a regular basis,” says Don Gray, chief executive officer of Givex. “We’re trying to stay as flexible as we can with this to make […]

  • By: Sadie Janes
  • September 26, 2022 September 26, 2022
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While ‘quiet quitting’ has emerged as a serious workplace issue over the last few months, it isn’t a new trend; rather, it’s long been a focus for human resources professionals, says Steve Pemberton, chief HR officer at Workhuman. “In the HR community, we call that disengaged. . . . It’s just been rebranded as ‘quiet quitting,'” he […]

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Canadian online estate planning company Willful is making its remote-working policy permanent and allowing employees to work from anywhere they choose. The employer reopened its Toronto office earlier this year, inviting staff to go in on a voluntary basis. However, the space was under-utilized and wasn’t worth the cost of keeping it open, says Erin Bury, […]

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More than three-quarters (78 per cent) of Canadian employees say they prefer working from home to their regular workplace, according to a new survey by the Future Skills Centre, the Environics Institute for Survey Research and the diversity institute at Toronto Metropolitan University’s Ted Rogers School of Management. The survey, which polled more than 6,600 […]

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  • September 19, 2022 September 16, 2022
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