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DB pensions are a powerful attraction, retention tool – and maybe not as costly as you think: CAAT CEO

For decades, employers have been dumping defined benefit (DB) pension plans — viewing them as expensive bottom-line liabilities — and moving to defined contribution (DC) plans and group RRSPs in a quest for cost certainty.

Montreal blue collars want local union probe after VP resigns over racist posts

The workers are asking the provincial branch of the Canadian Union of Public Employees to investigate its Montreal local, after one of the local's vice-presidents recently resigned over racist social media posts.

Union says WestJet pilots issue 72 hour strike notice, and plan job action Friday

WestJet pilots have issued a 72-hour strike notice to the company and the government, according to the union that represents them, and they warn the airline could be shut down right before the May long weekend. .

Quebec to table bill giving politicians base pay bump of $30,000

The Quebec government is set to table a bill that would give members of the legislature the highest base salary out of all provincial politicians in the country.

Federal, Nunavut governments' Inuit employment plans not meeting promises: arbitrator

An arbitrator has sided with the organization representing Nunavut Inuit, ruling that plans by the federal and territorial governments to increase Inuit employment in the territory are not meeting commitments in the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement.

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Building a culture of learning: Tips, strategies for creating training-focused workplaces

Most professionals know the myriad benefits that come with building a culture of learning in their workplace. But how to actually get there is what Devan Corrigan calls the $64,000 question. A look at Talent Canada's second HR Boot Camp session that focused on training and development. » Read More...

Federally regulated employers required to provide free menstrual products to workers starting in December

All federally regulated employers will be required to provide menstrual products at no cost to workers as of Dec. 15, 2023. Menstrual products like pads and tampons are as necessary as toilet paper and soap, but they are not treated that way in most workplaces, the federal government said. » Read More...

Child social media stars have few protections. Illinois aims to fix that

Holed up at home during the pandemic lockdown three years ago, 13-year-old Shreya Nallamothu was scrolling through social media when she noticed a pattern: Children even younger than her were the stars — dancing, cracking one-liners and being generally adorable. » Read More...

IRS takes steps to protect identity of workers in effort to deter personal threats

The agency said it will start limiting workers' personal identifying information on communications with taxpayers. » Read More...

The simple power of a 'thank you' in the workplace

Employees often spend more time interacting with co-workers at work than they do with family and friends outside the workplace. So what better place to start showing kindness and gratitude than the workplace? That's the message from coffee company Julius Meinl. » Read More...


Celebrating moms: How we can support, empower working mothers to thrive in the workplace

At a recent Catalyst event, a speaker told an anecdote of a mom working from home during March school break and juggling work and childcare. During a meeting, the mom came off mute and apologized profusely for the interruption from her school-aged child. A male colleague on the call responded immediately, “Please stop apologizing and take a bow.” » Read More...

College basketball coach still has a job, somehow, despite anti gay slur

The abhorrent word rolled easily from Bob Huggins' lips. Not once, but twice. That should've been enough to earn an early retirement, but college athletics has no shame. So, Huggins remains the men's basketball coach at West Virginia. A bit poorer, but hardly a pauper. » Read More...

Indigenous women in Northern Canada creating sustainable livelihoods through tourism

In summer 2022, the Northern WE in Tourism study invited Indigenous women entrepreneurs from northern Newfoundland and Labrador, northern Québec, Nunavut, the Yukon and Northwest Territories to collaborate on an Indigenous-led and ally-supported research project. » Read More...


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