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Amid a challenging labour market, Canadian employers say attraction (64 per cent) and retention (57 per cent) are the top challenges impacting total rewards decisions, according to a new survey by Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. The survey, which polled more than 500 employers, found just a third (29 per cent) were concerned about benefits […]

The organization’s manager of national total rewards discusses incorporating ESG into the DEI space, its experience reimbursement program and spending time around B.C.’s lakes and mountains Q: What new programs or initiatives are you looking to implement? A: Since the actions of organizations are deeply intertwined with environmental, social and governance issues, excelling in these […]

While many workplaces have shifted to hybrid arrangements coming out of the coronavirus pandemic, employment experts say workers should be cautious about using that added flexibility to work from home when feeling sick. It’s a situation that some observers of remote working trends predict could become more prevalent as companies increasingly make their hybrid arrangements […]


Before the coronavirus pandemic, Jamie Burke was happy with her job. Working in property management, the extroverted Vancouverite went into the office every day, took meetings in different buildings and attended networking events. When the pandemic hit and her job became remote, Burke struggled at first but she grew to love the flexibility it afforded […]

Three-quarters (76 per cent) of U.K. employers think it’s important to retain employees over age 50, with almost a third (32 per cent) saying it’s very important, according to a new survey by Aviva. It also found 10 per cent of employers have introduced support over the last year for retaining employees aged 50 or […]

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  • July 25, 2023 July 24, 2023
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The majority (88 per cent) of Canadians employees say the coronavirus pandemic changed how they work in one or more ways, a percentage that increases among employees who work remotely (91 per cent) and those in a hybrid work arrangement (96 per cent), according to a survey conducted by RKI Inc. this spring. The results […]

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Two-fifths (40 per cent) of U.S. employees say they’re working remotely at least one day a week, according to a new report by the Institute for Economic Policy Research at Stanford University. It found the average number of days worked from home increased amid the coronavirus pandemic, from roughly five per cent in 2019 to […]

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  • July 12, 2023 July 12, 2023
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Accenture Canada is reinforcing its commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion during Pride Month and beyond by offering leadership training and mentorship opportunities for all of its LGBTQ2S+ employees and allies. “We not only foster innovation and growth within these spaces, but ensure everyone knows this is a workplace of inclusion and equality,” says Caroline Gayle, […]

Like other large employers, Ontario Power Generation Inc. has a diverse workforce that embodies the broader Canadian population across multiple demographics. The Crown corporation uses a variety of methods and measurements for gathering diversity, equity and inclusion data, including engagement surveys and focus groups to establish mental-health indicators by analyzing benefits usage, says Tanya Hickey, […]

The gender pay gap is narrowing in Canada, with women earning roughly 21 per cent less than men in 2022, compared to 24 per cent less in 2021, according to a new survey by ADP Canada. The survey, which polled more than 1,500 workers, found the average salary for men was $72,743, compared to $57,725 […]

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  • June 21, 2023 June 21, 2023
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