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Broken promises: Many organizations aren’t delivering on creating bias-free workplaces

Barely half of workers (53%) feel that people within their organization are being held accountable for diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), according to a new global survey from Catalyst.

Canadian charities struggle with staff burnout, revenue, escalating demand: report

A survey of nearly 3,000 Canadian charities finds more than half couldn't meet demand for help, while nearly a third reported a significant drop in revenue.

More than 40% of farm operators to retire by 2033: report

Canada will be short 24,000 general farm, nursery and greenhouse operators.

Liberals pledge revamp of forced labour bill, possible enforcement rules surprise MP

The Trudeau government is revamping its approach to modern-day slavery, promising new legislation that caught off guard the Liberal MP who has been steering a bill on forced labour through Parliament.

Federal tax workers vote in favour of striking in middle of tax filing season

More than 35,000 federal workers who assess and approve tax returns will be in a legal strike position by April 14, just two weeks before the annual deadline for Canadians to file their taxes.

These companies have laid off Canadian workers in 2023

A wave of layoffs in 2022, which left thousands of Canadian workers jobless, is continuing this year as recession predictions loom and the tech sector downturn deepens.


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'Discover Tourism' recruitment campaign aims to shift narrative on careers in booming sector

Travel has rebounded from COVID, but the tourism industry in Canada is struggling to find enough workers to keep pace with the demand. Tourism businesses across the country are operating with more than 100,000 fewer workers than in 2019, according to Tourism HR Canada. » Read More...

'Almost no notice at all': GO Transit changes frustrate southern Ontario commuters

It took one GO Transit scheduling change to turn Siddhartha Batra from a regular commuter to a full-time remote worker. » Read More...

B.C. raising minimum wage nearly 7% in June to $16.75 per hour

Harry Bains, the province's Minister of Labour, said ensuring the wage keeps up with inflation is key to prevent the low-paid workers from falling behind. » Read More...

Louisville bank employee livestreamed attack that killed 5

A Louisville bank employee armed with a rifle opened fire at his workplace Monday morning, killing five people — including a close friend of Kentucky's governor — that some remote workers watched unfold during a Teams meeting. » Read More...

Home based workers in U.S. became younger, more diverse in pandemic

In many respects, the demographic makeup of people working from home from 2019 to 2021 became more like workers who were commuting, while the share of the U.S. labor force working from home went from 5.7% in 2019 to 17.9% in 2021, as restrictions were implemented to help slow the spread of the virus. » Read More...

Thousands of doctors plan to walk off job again in England

A four-day strike planned by tens of thousands of doctors in England could lead to the postponement of a quarter-million medical appointments, a National Health Service official said. » Read More...


How to drive employee benefits engagement through communications strategy

As the saying goes, if you build it, they will come. Yet when it comes to employee benefits, the calculation is more complicated than that, writes Faizal Mitha of Hub International. » Read More...

The power of language: How rhetoric awareness can combat hiring bias and discrimination

I first realized the usefulness of literary theory to the issue of hiring discrimination when I came across an article about a permanent resident struggling to find employment in architecture, her field of expertise, in Canada, writes Rayyan Dabbous of the University of Toronto. » Read More...


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