Covid-19 HR News and Features

Employer and the law: can you mandate vaccinations for your employees? In 10 out of 12 cases, the ruling was — yes.

The Covid-19 pandemic has led to many changes in Canada, including new mandatory vaccinations for employees. Many employers now require their staff to be vaccinated against the virus or face repercussions. This raises many questions about whether or not this is legal and what the consequences could be for those […]

PEO and EOR Employer of Record — the new “go-to” options for Human Resources volatility, post-pandemic

Employer of Record (EOR) and Professional Employer Organizations (PEO) are the new “go-to” options as companies adjust after the volatility of the recent pandemic. The combination of economic stress and human safety is unprecedented and volatile in terms of HR management. Not only do we have to deal with “normal” […]

Majority of Canadian Workers Thinking About Switching Jobs: Survey and “the Great Resignation”

A new survey has revealed that a majority of workers across the country are thinking about switching jobs. The survey, which was commissioned by Allstate Canada and conducted by Leger, found that 55% of workers had seriously thought about looking for a new job in the past six months. Among […]

Employers Expected to Boost Salary Budget 3.4% in 2022: Survey

After nearly two years of enduring a pandemic-induced wage freeze, many employees across Canada can finally look forward to a salary bump in the months ahead. That is the indication of a new survey by Canadian consulting firm Normandin Beaudry, which found that in 2022 employers plan on increasing their […]

Employees Who Suffer “Moral Injuries” at Work are Getting Sick and Heading Out

Employers searching for strategies, tactics, policies, procedures, programs — basically, anything to keep from losing their top talent during the so-called Turnover Tsunami (also referred to as The Great Resignation) — do not necessarily need to invest in leading-edge technologies and systems, or dial-up salaries and perks. Instead, they can […]

Survey: 43% of Canadian Office Workers Say They’ll Quit Rather than Return to the Office Full-Time

It could be the constantly-malfunctioning printer. It could be the excess of TPS reports. It could even be an aversion to people who go around saying “sounds like someone has a case of the Mondays!” Regardless of the triggers, a new survey has found that about two in five (43%) […]

Work Life Balance and Remote Workers is an HR Management issue during Covid-19, according to a new poll.

How Has COVID-19 Changed the Work-Life Balance HR Discussions; HR Management and Employers More Flexible and Supportive: Poll

The COVID-19 Pandemic has brought about several unexpected benefits to workers over the last few months, according to polls and employee feedback [Results below.] According to the polls,  HR Management and employers are prioritizing the well-being of their employees and are demonstrating unprecedented flexibility. The data indicates that most HR […]

Covid-19 workplace vaccination clinic. Whether employers can mandate proof of vaccination is discussed in Pivotal HR Solutions in-depth feature.

Covid-19 Vaccinations: Can Employers Mandate Employees In Canada? HR Management Series

A recent poll indicated that 25 percent of the Canadian population will refuse Covid-19 vaccination.[4] A CBC poll finds similar numbers for Canada, with 20 percent hesitant and another 14 percent refusing entirely.[5] In the face of these numbers, can employers ask employees to prove vaccination before returning to work? […]

Boredom and loneliness are issues for remote workers and their HR Managers.

Fighting Loneliness — How HR Managers can Inspire Their Remote Team and Prevent the Feeling of Isolation

There’s a new epidemic sweeping the nation. And we’re not talking about the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s loneliness. Despite being more “connected” than ever in this digital age, many Canadians feel more of a disconnect. This is particularly true for remote workers after their employers made changes in occupational health and […]

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