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Tory revelation a reminder of need for workplace relationship policies: Experts

Preparation is key to protect both employees, employers from the risks of office romances.

Personnel shortage challenging Air Force’s plan to introduce F-35, other equipment

Like the rest of the Canadian Armed Forces, the Air Force is struggling to recruit and retain enough people to fill its ranks.

Indigo cyberattack highlights mounting prevalence, sophistication of hackers: Experts

The average cost of a successful cyberattack for a small business is $26,000, according to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business.

New Brunswick offers free legal advice to workers on sexual harassment

Program offers clients an initial two-hour consultation with a lawyer who will review their situation and explore options of recourse and potential outcomes.

Royal Canadian Mint temporarily lays off 56 workers at its Winnipeg facility

Mint says “prolonged effects of the pandemic and ongoing geopolitical instability” are disrupting global markets.

Tight labour market persists as Canadian economy adds 150,000 jobs in January

Employment growth in Canada blew past economists' predictions in January, even as forecasters had expected higher interest rates to weigh on the labour market.


Onboarding can overwhelm new hires: Turn the firehose of information into a babbling brook

Starting a new job can be overwhelming. And that’s one of the biggest reasons why new hires can be setup to fail, according to Amy Davies, CEO of First 30, a company specializing in onboarding and orientation. » Read More...

New year, new you, new skills: Reskilling and upskilling critical for employers, workers alike

Although there has been some recent downsizing by companies in the tech sector, there is still a very competitive market for recruiting diverse and technical and digital talent. Larissa Chaikowsky, head of talent reskilling acceleration at BMO Financial Group offers her take. » Read More...

Practical, hands-on strategies to increase inclusion, diversity, and equity in your workplace

In Impactful Inclusion Toolkit: 52 Activities to Help You Learn and Practice Inclusion Every Day in the Workplace, accomplished diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) strategist and leader Yvette Steele delivers a collection of practical and hands-on exercises that encourage and promote inclusion in the workplace. The exercises emphasize the development of key inclusive behaviors, including self-knowledge, connecting with others, creating new habits, and experiencing other cultures.

An effective and practical resource for anyone who wants to be more inclusive. Frontline workers can empower themselves to drive change with weekly activities and resources.

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In Mexico, U.S. complaints help union organizing efforts

The administration of U.S. President Joe Biden has brought six such complaints and brags that, for the first time, someone is challenging Mexico's anti-democratic, old-guard unions that have kept wages painfully low for decades. » Read More...

Former worker at U.S. women's prison sentenced for sex abuse

Man sentenced to 20 months in prison for sexually abusing an inmate. He is the fifth employee to be charged with sexual abuse of inmates since June 2021. » Read More...

Minnesota factory workers subdue armed person at plant

A 21-year-old man who fired a shot at a co-worker during a dispute at a Minnesota boat factory was subdued by other workers as he tried to flee, preventing any serious injuries, authorities said. » Read More...


New regulations on migrant farm workers should tackle employer/employee power imbalances

The government of Canada recently amended the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations to include new employer obligations. » Read More...

Why do some brands change racist names and logos, but others don’t? Here’s what the research says

In 2020, against the backdrop of global demonstrations against police brutality and systemic racism, several famous food brands around the world, including Aunt Jemima, Uncle Ben’s, Eskimo Pie, Red Skins, Chicos, Beso de Negra and Gypsy Sauce, publicly acknowledged the racist origins of their brand names and logos and vowed to change them. » 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 »