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International Recruitment

Given the current labour market shortages in a number of areas, many Canadian companies and organizations are expanding their search for key employees to far beyond their borders. It’s not just the United States or Europe anymore either. The tight job market locally and nationally in Canada has employers of all sizes and industries reaching farther afield for the best people to fill their vacancies, and meet their needs for the future.



Building Psychologically Safe Workplaces
Many employers today are using the 13 Psychological Health and Safety (PHS) Factors to explore what they can do better to support employee psychological safety and health in the workplace to curb mental health risk.

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Mental Health Strategies at Work
One in five Canadians will experience a mental health problem this year. It is estimated that poor mental health costs Canadian employers more than $6 billion in lost productivity.


Supreme Court Decision Bad for Workers
A recent decision solidifies a regulation that ultimately hinders employment opportunities and overall prosperity, hurting workers in the process.





    

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    News

BC: Search for Skilled Workers in B.C. to Continue in Next Decade, Study Finds

AB: Job GrantHelps Employers Remain Competitive

SK: Amendments to Classifying and Labelling Chemicals Will Better Protect Workers

SK: Canada and Saskatchewan Invest in Post-Secondary Infrastructure

MB: Province Advises Employers Prosecuted for Workplace Incidents

ON: Prov. Holds Consultations to Help Address the Changing Workplace

ON: Interim

NB: Provincial Task Force Aims to Better Equip Students for Life After Graduation

NB: Nearly $100 Million to be Invested in University and College Infrastructure

NL: Addition of Labour Focus Enhances Department's Support of Workforce

NU: Guide to In-demand Career Options

This Month
viewpoints
Creating Your Own Personal Success Story
If you can have a vision of where you would like to be, you may be part of the way along the road to your goal.

features
Searching the World: International Recruitment for Canadian Companies
The tight job market locally and nationally in Canada has employers of all sizes and industries reaching farther afield for the best people to fill their vacancies, and meet their needs for the future.
The Coping Crisis: Building Psychologically Safe Workplaces
Many employers today are using the 13 Psychological Health and Safety (PHS) Factors to explore what they can do better to support employee psychological safety and health in the workplace to curb mental health risk.


law
Terminated Manager Awarded $500,000 for Shares He Didn’t Receive
When hired, the man was told he would get company shares worth half a million that he never received.
Arbitrator Compensates Woman Who Allegedly Falsified Her Time Sheets
The woman claimed pay at a higher salary but was allowed to keep extra pension benefits.
Woman Entitled to Summer Off to Care for Disabled Child
The mother of an autistic child was treated with a ‘cold and formalistic’ response, the adjudicator found.

strategies
Creating a Mental Health Strategy in the Workplace
The rising impact of mental health concerns have led many employers to start proactively dealing with mental health issues at work.
10 Change-Management Strategies That Are Backed By Science
If science helps explain our negative reaction to change, it also offers insights for helping people deal with change:

Shop Talk
4 Ways Payroll Can Benefit from Good Communication
Research has found that payroll staff need good communication skills because they spend more time communicating with stakeholders than on many other tasks
Supreme Court Employee Dismissal Decision Bad for Workers
The mark of a dynamic economy is one where employers and workers can quickly and easily respond to market changes.



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