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Employee benefit needs vary greatly in the multigenerational workforce: Research

Generation Z, for example, are using drug benefits most often for ADHD/ADD, contraceptives and antidepressants. Boomers and Traditionalist, on the other hand, are using cardiac care and diabetes medications more frequently.

As economy slows, Liberals push off EI reform over worries it could drive up premiums

A recession would likely come with job losses. Expanding eligibility now could result in even more people tapping into the program.

Head of Canadian Museum of History looks to move past tumultuous period involving workplace harassment allegations

Caroline Dromaguet first started working at the Canadian Museum of History as a summer guide, where as a student she fell in love with the world of museums.

Construction company in Saskatchewan fined for failing to pay wages

Grandview Homes has been fined more than $11,000 for failing to pay wages within 14 days of the end of employment.

Downtown Vancouver office vacancy breaks 10% for first time since 2004: Avison Young

Real estate firm attributed the increase to more subleased properties being available as companies re-evaluate their office space requirements.


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Ramadan highlights how workplaces can better support Muslim employees

Although Islam was Canada’s second most practised religion in 2021 with 1.8 million Muslims in the country, many who practice the faith find they still face challenges in the workplace. » Read More...

Budget 2023: Ottawa banning use of replacement workers during strikes, lockouts under Canada Labour Code

Government says "important rights can be undermined" by the use of replacement workers. The changes would only apply to federally regulated workplaces covered by the code. » Read More...

Budget 2023: Tool deductions, seasonal EI claimants and gig workers

We poured over the fine print, and there's lots to unpack for employers and workers in Budget 2023. Here's a sampling that didn't fit into our other coverage. » Read More...

McDonald's temporarily closes U.S. offices ahead of layoffs

The burger giant said it wanted to "ensure the comfort and confidentiality of our people during the notification period'' and would hold all notification meetings virtually. » Read More...

Union Pacific sued after firing rail worker on medical leave

Railroad routinely hires private investigators to check out employees' medical leave claims and then fires anyone who happens to leave their house while out on leave, according to a lawsuit. » Read More...

U.K. teachers reject government pay offer amid labour unrest

Teachers in England rejected the government's latest pay offer, raising the specter of more strikes and further disruptions for parents and children as double-digit inflation sparks labor unrest across the country. » Read More...


Forwarded work emails lead to psychological injury, approved WCB claim

Employees don’t have a right to expect privacy with their work email, but that doesn’t mean employers have a green light to do anything they want with it either. » Read More...

A leader’s introduction to the intersection of inclusion, psychological safety

Many employers are investing resources and energy into the inclusion, diversity, equity, and accommodations (IDEA) framework to ensure all workers’ differences and individual needs are considered. What is expected of IDEA is clear. However, the meaning and accountability to bring each element to life vary, based on an employer’s commitment and competency. Bill Howatt and Dayna Lee-Bagley break down the issue in our sister publication OHS Canada. » Read More...


CPHR BC & Yukon HR Conference and Expo

Location: Vancouver, B.C.
Date: May 2-3, 2023
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CPHR Atlantic 2023 Annual Conference

June 19, 2023 | Halifax Convention Centre »