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Telus Communications Inc. recognizes that all employees manage their health and well-being in different ways, so it allows staff to choose how they use the company’s flexible wellness offering — they can take time off to enjoy a staycation, pay down student loans or top up their health-care spending accounts. “We provide [employees] with credits […]

  • August 13, 2021 August 11, 2021
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The Royal Canadian Mounted Police group life insurance and disability income insurance plans are now available to members via a secure, self-service digital platform. When the contract with their previous insurance administrator expired, the RCMP began a search for a new provider that could offer flexibility that matched their members’ lifestyle. As of June 14, […]

  • July 7, 2021 July 7, 2021
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The majority (71 per cent) of employees said it’s important to them to work for an organization that values diversity and is equitable and inclusive, according to a new survey for Weber Shandwick Inc. consultancy firm, United Minds, by KRC Research. And the survey, which polled more than 1,500 employees across Canada, the U.K. and U.S, […]

  • June 25, 2021 June 25, 2021
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While more than three-quarters (77 per cent) of Canadians want a hybrid work arrangement once the coronavirus pandemic recedes, a majority (81 per cent) expressed concern that their companies aren’t ready or equipped to successfully manage this model, according to a new survey by KPMG in Canada. The survey, which polled more than 2,000 Canadian […]

  • May 28, 2021 February 8, 2022
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Starbucks Canada is connecting employees across the country through stories of Asian-Canadians’ contributions to the nation’s history and highlighting Pan-Asian employees’ shared personal and career experiences for Asian Heritage Month and beyond. “There’s a large Asian population of partners within Starbucks and the communities in which we serve,” says Sonia Lam, a district manager at […]

  • May 28, 2021 May 27, 2021
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Scotiabank’s director of global benefits talks navigating the coronavirus pandemic, enhancing the employee experience and planning for the post-pandemic workplace. Q: What top challenges do you face in your role? A: Primary challenges are ensuring we’re evolving our programs to meet the needs of a diverse and changing workforce and communicating these programs clearly. We […]

  • May 14, 2021 May 14, 2021
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In the wake of upheaval in 2020 caused by the coronavirus pandemic and racially charged events in the U.S. that ignited a year of social justice unrest across the globe, Twitter Inc. implemented its #DaysofRest additional paid-time-off initiative to support its employees amid the turmoil. Employees were disheartened and emotionally exhausted by events in the […]

  • April 30, 2021 April 30, 2021
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