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Having come from the stuffier corporate world, travel consultant Mark Novak’s move to the more casual atmosphere of travel agency Flight Centre was rocky. “The culture here is so different than any other company I’ve worked for,” says the 49-year-old Torontonian. Namely, Flight Centre expects employees to be chummy. On the schedule are one-on-one coffee […]

  • July 27, 2016 March 12, 2021
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Ontario’s Employment Standards Act dictates that employees are entitled to a minimum of two weeks of vacation per year, which that employee can forgo, if their employer allows it. However, employers in the province are within their rights to force employees to take that vacation time. But mandatory time off doesn’t do workers any good, says a […]

  • February 3, 2016 September 13, 2019
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