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Multinational employers based in Canada and the U.S. spend significantly more on their benefits packages than those in other regions, according to a new survey by U.K.-based Darwin Technologies Ltd. The benefits management and employee engagement company found more than a quarter (27 per cent) of North American survey respondents said they spend more than […]

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  • May 18, 2021 May 25, 2021
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Employee mental health is the top well-being issue in Canada, according to 72 per cent of employers, surveyed for Aon’s 2021 global well-being survey. Work-life balance followed closely behind at 69 per cent, followed by burnout (52 per cent), virtual work environment and working environment/culture (both at 39 per cent), as the top well-being issues […]

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  • April 26, 2021 April 26, 2021
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Microsoft Canada’s head of human resources, talks about the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, implementing DEI measures and supporting employee mental health Q. What top challenges do you face in your role? A. It will come as no surprise that many of the challenges I currently face in my role result from the pandemic. As […]

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Canada Goose Inc. is the latest employer to provide employees with paid leave to receive a coronavirus vaccine. The clothing manufacturer, which is headquartered in Toronto with offices and factories across North America and stores around the world, is offering all its staff up to four hours paid leave to get vaccinated, as well as the […]

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  • March 29, 2021 March 30, 2021
  • 15:00
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Bridgestone Corp. is offering US$100 payments to its approximately 33,000 employees in the U.S. to  get vaccinated against the coronavirus, joining a group of large companies offering incentives to encourage staff to get the vaccine. Just as people around the world face down entering the second year of the coronavirus pandemic, the tire company said it’s […]

TD Bank is broadening its diversity, equity and inclusion goals and connecting employees through anti-racism e-learnings, promoting intersectionality and a storytelling approach. During the month of February, which is Black History Month, many employers in Canada and around the world are furthering their commitments to making their workplaces more equitable and inclusive. On the heels […]

Canadians’ financial well-being on the decline: survey

The financial well-being of Canadians has declined over the last year, according to a new survey by Morneau Shepell Ltd. It rated Canadians’ overall financial health as of January 2021 at -2.8, indicating a decline from the previous year. Women reported a lower score (-5.1) than men (-0.6), with male respondents reporting improvement in some […]

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  • February 11, 2021 March 24, 2021
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Walmart Canada partnering with Thrive Global on employee well-being program

Walmart Canada Corp. is partnering with Thrive Global’s employee well-being program. The program will offer behaviour-change resources and solutions to Walmart Canada’s 100,000 employees, ranging from frontline store associates and associates to C-suite executives and senior management leaders. Read: Walmart Canada rolls out free virtual health care to all staff The Huffington Post co-founder, Ariana Huffington, created Thrive Global to equip […]

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  • January 19, 2021 April 14, 2021
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Dollar General, other U.S. companies, paying employees to get coronavirus vaccinations

Employees of a U.S.-based chain of discount stores will get four hours of regular pay after they’ve received the coronavirus vaccination. Dollar General Corp. is giving frontline, hourly team members the one-time payment to compensate them for the time taken away from the store to get vaccinated. Meanwhile, salaried team members will get additional store labour hours to […]

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  • January 15, 2021 April 14, 2021
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This time of year, Citigroup Inc.’s fitness centre would likely usually be packed with New Year’s resolutioners working out and catching up with colleagues. Not this January. The company’s Mississauga, Ont., fitness centre was a popular place for its employees to break a sweat together. But when the coronavirus pandemic halted in-person activities last March, the […]