Contrary to popular belief, Millennials are as motivated by salary as their older coworkers, according to the Staples Advantage Workplace Index, a recent study of office workers in the United States and Canada, conducted by the business-to-business division of Staples, Inc. Almost one third of Millennials (29%) report that higher salary is the biggest contributor […]
The U.S., Germany, and Canada lead a new ranking of labor market tightness among 12 major economies as a combination of low wages and a lack of skilled workers has left many jobs unfilled, according to a new global report by job site Indeed.
Is your public restroom the company’s pride or something you wish you could hide? A contest is asking people to vote for their favorite “remarkable washroom” worthy of consideration to win the coveted title of America’s Best Restroom®.
Sometimes job interviews happen in the most unlikely locations! A survey by OfficeTeam recently asked managers to recount the most unusual places they have heard of a job interview taking place.
It may seem like a joke, but believe it or not Apple® hired a man named Sam Sung. It’s no secret that Apple and Samsung (the company) are bitter enemies; they’ve been fighting over copyrighted designs for the last 3 years. But ironically, Sam Sung is the one getting the last laugh.
Over the summer, the Supreme Court decided in the landmark case of United States vs. Windsor that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional, which now paves the way for same-sex couples to potentially enjoy many federal benefits that they weren't entitled to before. Let's take a closer look at DOMA, what the ruling did, and what questions remain.
With the deadline—September 30—for filing EEO-1 reports approaching, employers have a lot of questions to ensure they’re being completed correctly. For example, what location should remote employees be grouped under? Can a company’s subsidiaries be included with the corporate EEO-1 report if they operate out of the same location? Should a company include foreign-based employees […]
"In Canada, the government provides minimum protection to Canadians that find themselves in certain circumstances, such as when they're ill, unemployed, on maternity leave or parental leave, or even retired. However . . . government plans are often insufficient and therefore they will be supplemented by private plans that are offered by employers." Emilie Paquin-Holmested […]
Canada employment laws can be quite different to their counterparts in the United States. US employers with operations in Canada need to be well-versed in these differences to stay in legal compliance on both sides of the border. Here are some of the big-picture differences of which to be aware. Canada Employment Laws: Minimum Employment […]
Doing business in Canada requires understanding how Canadian employment law differs from US. For example: Are hourly employees in Canada required to be paid overtime after 40 hours of work in a week, just like in the US? Is there paternity leave in Canada? What notice must an employer give an employee before terminating them? […]