Keyword: employee training

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The crown corporation’s senior director of workplace health, safety and wellness discusses leaning into prevention, mental-health leadership training and reconnecting with nature. Q: What new programs or initiatives are you looking to implement?   A: One of the things I think is so special about the world of well-being is how agile and adaptive we […]


As the coronavirus pandemic switches to an endemic phase, employers are taking a more holistic approach to mental health to make sure everyone is well-equipped and feels supported, says Julie Cousineau, partner and health practice leader at Normandin Beaudry. Earlier this year, the consultancy conducted a study that found almost 50 per cent of Canadian […]

The Public Service Alliance of Canada and the federal government have reached a tentative agreement for more than 120,000 workers, which includes new protections around remote work and wage increases. The tentative agreement, which ends a two-week strike, includes negotiated language that requires managers to assess remote work requests individually — not by group — and […]

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  • May 1, 2023 May 1, 2023
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The TD Bank Group is expanding its talent pool through partnerships that tap into the Black Professionals in Tech Network and FDM Group Inc.’s returnship program for technology workers. When the bank was looking to hire more engineers in 2022, it tapped the BPTN to create a recruitment and training program specifically tailored to its […]

More than two-thirds (69 per cent) of small- and medium-sized employers in the U.S. that offer hybrid (74 per cent) or fully remote working (54 per cent) say these arrangements have impeded employee training and development, according to a new survey by the Harris Poll on behalf of consultancy RSM International. The survey, which polled […]

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  • February 9, 2023 February 8, 2023
  • 09:00

More than eight in 10 (87 per cent) employees have experienced burnout over the last year, with the number increasing to 89 per cent among middle managers and 92 per cent among senior leaders, according to a new survey by Ceridian HCM. The survey, which polled 8,800 employees globally, found just 29 per cent of respondents […]

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  • November 18, 2022 November 18, 2022
  • 09:01

BGIS Global Integrated Solutions Canada was recognized in the Mental health program category for employers with more than 1,000 employees at the 2022 Workplace Benefits Awards on Oct. 18 for its integrated approach to supporting employees. In July 2021, the facility management company created its BGIS Balance Committee, comprised of 21 employees from various positions […]

The TD Bank Group’s inclusive benefits offerings resulted in a win in the Drug and benefits plan innovation category at Benefits Canada’s 2022 Workplace Benefits Awards on Oct. 18. In March, the bank enhanced coverage to include fertility and reproductive treatments and introduced new surrogacy and adoption benefits, with a $20,000 lifetime maximum for each benefit. “We heard […]

A fifth (22 per cent) of Canadian benefits plan members report their mental health over the past year was generally poor, more than twice the percentage (11 per cent) who said their overall health was poor, according to the 2022 Benefits Canada Healthcare Survey. The survey, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, found […]

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  • September 22, 2022 September 21, 2022
  • 09:00

Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc. is highlighting its focus on employee well-being, diversity, equity and inclusion in its annual sustainability report. The report shares the company’s vision and strategies across four pillars including ‘Caring for People.’ For example, after quarterly employee surveys on a wide variety of topics, RBH measures and shares the feedback to […]

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  • August 29, 2022 August 29, 2022
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