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The next economic epoch is already on our doorstep. Is your organization ready to cross the threshold?

By Liz Bernier

You wake gently, the silent alarm in your smart device rousing you with minimal disruption to your sleep cycle. Any other morning, you would feel peaceful, well rested and relaxed.

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, 

This year’s annual conference CSR initiative will be in support of The Organ Project – a worthy cause benefitting the 4,500 Canadians waiting for a live-saving transplant. But organ donation is no longer solely the domain of medical professionals – there’s plenty you can do to help as well. Here’s what HR professionals need to know.

By Catherine Shaw

As a human resources professional, and as an employer, organ donation and transplantation may not seem like an obvious concern. However, the shortage of transplantable organs in Canada presents a potentially expensive and disruptive issue.

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.