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It’s a stone’s throw away from becoming law, and it’s bringing a massive wave of change to employment law. Is your organization ready?

By Melissa Campeau

When Bill 148 comes into effect, HR professionals need to be ready for sweeping changes to Ontario’s labour and employment laws, right away. In fact, many of the measures in the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 need to be implemented by January 1, 2018.

How employee turnover can increase group benefits costs

Employee turnover is certainly costly to companies, but it can surface in hidden places. Aside from the time and money it takes to recruit, 

Maybe your last hour looked a bit like this: you gathered data from an online training module, chatted on an internal messaging system,

Why employers need to be thinking about eldercare

By Sarah B. Hood

In the middle of a busy workday, you get an unexpected call. Your frail grandmother has suffered a fall – or perhaps your elderly father is exhibiting stroke symptoms. Either way, you hastily rearrange your plans, find someone to cover your most urgent responsibilities and rush to the hospital. Your colleagues and your boss are understanding and supportive through the emergency, but that’s just the beginning.

How many steps have you taken so far today? If you’re among the fast-growing number of people who use a wearable fitness tracker, you probably have a pretty close idea.