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A review of hirings and dismissals in Canada – September 2021

Despite the rise of the delta variant and its consequences, economic activity is in full swing, and employment is up for a third consecutive month in Canada. The increase is 90,000 (+ 0.5%), while unemployment is at its lowest level since February 2020. This brings Canada closer and closer to the pre-pandemic employment level of […]


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Special COVID-19 – A review of hirings and dismissals – August 2021

Will the prospect of an imminent return to several workplaces at the start of the school year have an influence on the labor market? One thing is certain, employment growth continues with deconfinement. As Canadian provinces ease public health restrictions and bars, restaurants, businesses and performance venues can accommodate more people across the country, the […]


Rights and labour standards

Four tips for resigning with style

 Since March 2020, very few employees have dared to leave their jobs due to the uncertain times linked to the pandemic. With the recovery, we could witness what Professor Anthony Klotz of A&M University in Texas recently dubbed the “Great Resignation”.  Closer to home, nearly 35% of Quebecers are thinking of changing their jobs or […]


Company life

Back to the office: not as easy as it appears

 While the deconfinement was expected by everyone, the return to the office is not the same. It’s still far from reaching a consensus. According to a survey conducted by Angus Reid for ADP Canada, 36% of remote-working, Generation Z Canadians—those 25 and under—are enthusiastic about returning to their usual workplaces. And that rate drops with […]


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Special COVID-19 – A review of hirings and dismissals -July 2021

The gradual lifting of health restrictions from coast to coast allowed restaurants and businesses, among others, to reopen and reduce unemployment in June 2021. The unemployment rate fell to 7.8% in June in Canada from 8.2% in May. This is the second lowest unemployment rate since the start of the pandemic, after 7.5% recorded last […]


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SPECIAL COVID-19 – A REVIEW OF HIRINGS AND DIMISSALS – JUNE 2021

Before summer and the holidays, provinces are deconfining their populations, but the job market has yet to recover from 15 months of the pandemic. Employment continued to decline for a second consecutive month in May in Canada, according to Statistics Canada’s most recent Labor Force Survey (LFS). The losses (-68,000) are much smaller than in […]


Rights and labour standards

Can an employer require a COVID-19 vaccination?

While the number of COVID-19 vaccinations increases daily, the issue of mandatory vaccination in the workplace is increasingly pressing. Could an employer require his employees to be vaccinated against this disease in order to return to the workplace? Current situation. Legally, the Civil Code of Quebec and the Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms protect […]


Resume

Blind recruiting : pros and cons

Blind hiring signifies eliminating any element, especially on the CV, that could lead to some form of discrimination by the recruiters: name, sex, ethnic origin, age, etc. Is this a good way to increase diversity in employment?   Advocates of blind hiring claim that it helps to avoid bias, conscious or not, and widens the […]


News

Knowing how to tame independence in teleworking

Telework requires the development of greater professional independence. However, such an organization of work does not mean that you have to go it alone. Here’s how to ensure that this new reality becomes beneficial to both the employee and his or her employer. The question arises: is teleworking synonymous with working in silos? Not at […]


Training

How to prevent skills from becoming obsolete

Occurring ever more frequently in the workplace, skills obsolescence is accelerated by teleworking and remote management, to the chagrin of the employees and managers who suffer from it. Here are some ways to curb this phenomenon.   Skills obsolescence can be defined as the insufficiency or the expiration of the knowledge necessary for a worker […]


Jobs search

Clues to detect fraudulent job offers

It’s a crime of opportunity. With the COVID-19, fraudsters are multiplying their illicit schemes to extract money from their victims. Among their prime targets: job seekers. Here are some trips to avoid falling into their traps. Research the company Even if a company posts a job posting in a traditional media or on a reputable […]


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Teleworking: The right to disconnect recognized in several countries

The right to disconnect is not recognized in Canada, but the growth in teleworking since the beginning of the COVID-19 could be a game-changer. Other countries have already legislated on this right of workers to better define the hours devoted to their professional tasks. Overview.   France Since 2017, French companies that employ more than […]


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