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More than half (60 per cent) of employees said their employer is communicating a return-to-workplace strategy, according to a new survey by Maru Public Opinion for ADP Canada Co. Of the working Canadians who said they’ve received a plan, more than half (53 per cent) are already back in the office. An additional 29 per […]

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  • August 30, 2021 August 26, 2021
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Almost one in five (19 per cent) employees currently working from home said they’d consider quitting immediately if their employer demanded they return to the office full time, according to a new survey by the Angus Reid Institute. More than a third (39 per cent) said they’d head back to the office without much issue, […]

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  • August 17, 2021 August 18, 2021
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The Bank of Canada is adopting a hybrid work model when employees return to the office once the coronavirus pandemic recedes. The majority of the bank’s employees will have the ability to continue working remotely for up to 50 per cent of the time, balanced over a two-week period, said Alexis Corbett, the BoC’s managing director […]

Labour laws and regulations across Canada need to be updated to reflect the new remote working reality, according to a new study by the Fraser Institute. “Just as technological change has made many production procedures and skills obsolete, it’s not surprising that many of the labour policies are, too,” said Jason Clemens, executive vice-president of […]

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  • July 30, 2021 July 29, 2021
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Women are more likely than men to embrace the flexibility of remote working during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, according to a global survey by FlexJobs. The survey, which polled more than 2,000 people between March and April 2021, found 68 per cent of women respondents said they prefer working remotely, compared to 57 per cent […]

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  • May 26, 2021 May 26, 2021
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Amid the rising pressures and challenges of the shift to remote working as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, employers are adjusting organizational programs to meet evolving business and employee needs, according to a new survey by the Conference Board of Canada. A majority (more than 70 per cent) of employers surveyed said they’ve adjusted […]

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  • May 20, 2021 May 20, 2021
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Google and IBM Corp. are planning to shift the majority of their respective workforces to a hybrid work model, as the companies begin to plan for the post-pandemic future. In a report by The Associated Press, Google said it’s expecting about 20 per cent of its workforce to continue remote work after its offices reopen this […]

Fundamental changes to the traditional workplace are causing greater levels of mental distress for managers and non-managers alike in the Canadian workforce, noted findings from Morneau Shepell Ltd.’s latest monthly mental-health index. At the one-year mark, the mental-health score for March 2021 (negative 11.2) was similar to that of April 2020 (negative 11.7) but slightly […]

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  • April 21, 2021 April 22, 2021
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As the shift to full-time remote working endures during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, location-based pay policies are coming to the forefront of discussions as employers plan for the future workplace, noted a geographical pay survey by WorldatWork. Of the 62 per cent of U.S. organizations surveyed with existing geographic pay policies, 44 per cent are […]

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  • April 19, 2021 April 26, 2021
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In just a few weeks, Salesforce will allow employees in select U.S. locations to return to work in the office, according to a statement the company posted on its website. Starting in May, Salesforce’s vaccinated U.S. employees in California, specifically in San Francisco, Palo Alto and Irvine, can voluntarily join groups of 100 or fewer […]

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  • April 14, 2021 May 24, 2021
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