The holiday season is the perfect time of year to reflect on how fortunate we are and to give back to the community. Are you considering making a charitable contribution, but aren’t sure where to give? Check out CharityWatch, a website that rates charities worldwide and helps you give wisely.
With minimum wage in Ontario set to increase to $11.60/hr on October 1st, and $14/hr on January 1st, do you expect to see an increase in applicants for positions like call centre agents, customer service agents, data entry, and other clerical jobs in your company or industry?
On June 1, 2017, the Ontario government introduced Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 (Bill 148), as its response to the Final Report from the Changing Workplaces Review. There are several public hearings over the summer and then the bill would proceed through parliamentary process and with royal assent should pass the bill into law (with some minor changes given the Liberal majority) in September and October. If passed, Bill 148 would introduce a range of changes for Ontario companies.
On June 1, 2017, the Ontario government introduced Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017. This bill moving through the process quickly and will probably be passed into law as soon as September/October.
The Day of Mourning (also known as Workers’ Memorial Day) is officially recognized in about 100 countries worldwide. The National Day of Mourning is not only a day to remember and honour those lives lost or injured due to a workplace tragedy, but also a day to renew the commitment to improve health and safety in the workplace and prevent further injuries, illnesses, and deaths.
At this time of year, you are likely to see an influx of students who are entering the workforce - and ABL Careers can help you manage this by keeping you informed of what this means to your business.