After the Great Lockdown

A conversation with global human resources leaders on setting the course for recovery. On April 21, 2020, under the leadership of Anthony Ariganello, President & Chief Executive Officer, Chartered Professionals in Human Resources Canada and Leyla Nascimento, President, Word Federation of People Management Associations Human Resource, leaders from around the world gathered to discuss and…

CPHR Canada: President & CEO’s Message

APR 14, 2020 Millions of Canadians lost their jobs in March. And this unprecedented crisis will not end soon. Even after barriers are lifted, the effect on people’s lives, employment and the economic and social impacts of the crisis will linger on. We need to act now to anticipate and respond to the challenges that…

Frequently Asked Questions to Assist Employers

There are so many questions out there, and often many different answers. Take a moment to read this FAQ prepared by Sherrard Kuzz, Employment & Labour Lawyers As COVID-19 continues to spread the globe, employers need to know their legal rights and obligations as it relates to the Canadian Workplace. Here are the answers to…

COVID-19 Labour Update

Temporary Wage Subsidy for Employers The Prime Minister announced a significant increase to the previously announced 10% wage subsidy for small businesses. To help small and medium-sized businesses keep employees on the payroll, the federal government is increasing the wage subsidy from 10% to 75% for qualifying businesses. The temporary wage subsidy will allow eligible…

Support for workers and businesses impacted by COVID-19

New: Emergency Care Benefit Yesterday, the federal government announced further financial support for workers and businesses impacted by COVID-19. For workers who do not have access to paid sick leave or do not qualify for Employment Insurance, the government has introduced the Emergency Care Benefit. Those eligible include: workers who are quarantined or sick with…

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Advice for Canadian Employers

A guide to understanding how to support your business and workforce through a global health emergency   Introduction The new coronavirus disease, now officially named COVID-19, was declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization in January 2020. As the virus has the potential to spread extensively, it’s likely to pose a significant…

Artificial Intelligence at Work Webinar

Artificial Intelligence at Work Join us for the third “This is HR” webinar series by CPHR Canada with keynote speaker Alex Benay and host Richard Cloutier. Format: Online – Live Webinar Date: December 11, 2019 Time: 12:00 p.m. CDT (central time zone) The world of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly growing and it’s important to be…

Top Five Leadership Trends

  Top Five Leadership Trends   Leaders need to stay on top of the current trends influencing their industry and their employees to stay ahead of the game. As the workforce changes and progresses, so does the way we lead our people. Here are the Top Five Leadership Trends. 1.     Relationships in employee engagement Engagement boils…

World HR Congress

World HR Congress: July 6-8, 2020

The World HR Congress, taking place on July 6-8, 2020 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The theme will be: “Exalting People Professionals: Explore, Expand and Excel”. The congress will deliberate on digitalization, disruption, diversity and diligence with regard to the distinct dimensions of human resource management (HRM). The WHRC has been held since 1986 in seventeen…

Seven Ways to Recognize People at Work, Including Getting the Money Part Right

Recognizing and rewarding people can be a strategic advantage – helping you keep your best, demonstrating your commitment to people and your commitment to achieving your organization’s goals. But if recognition and reward are not undertaken purposefully and thoughtfully, it can backfire, creating jealousy and dissension. Everyone likes to be recognized and rewarded – some…