Advice for Work Refusals

Forrest Donaldson, HR Business Partner, has researched and compiled advice on responding to work refusals related to COVID-19. This post first contains key points, then dives into more situation-specific advice: For Essential Businesses The presumption for business marked essential by the government is that all aspects of work go into the essential end product. It is not for the employee […]

Supplemental Benefit Plans Explained

Here is a quick review of the Supplemental Benefit plan: Employers can use a Supplemental Unemployment Benefit (SUB) plan to increase their employees’ weekly earnings when they are unemployed due to a temporary stoppage of work, training, illness, injury or quarantine.Employees should not have a fixed work schedule while on a temporary stoppage of work, […]

Applicant Tracking Systems

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In this post we will review Applicant Tracking Systems and the impact an ATS can have on the recruiting process as it pertains to culture from internal and external perspectives.  Recruiting Today Today, recruiting and hiring takes place in a competitive and ever-changing landscape. The ability to identify qualified talent, to attract that qualified talent to your organization, and in turn hiring […]

Government of Canada Support Programs

Wage Subsidies, EI, Work Sharing Options, SUB and Loans With so many changes and new information coming almost daily, we wanted to share updates that impact business in a digestible format. Below you will find quick summaries of each key area, with Work Sharing having an explanatory video (it’s the area we are getting the […]