While you might not be responsible to provide work life balance as an employer, it is beneficial to both your employees and your organization as a whole to help promote it. Employees who feel they have a healthy work-life balance perform better and show increased productivity. Plus, in your workplace it can help improve retention, decrease employee burnout, improve employee health, and reduce absenteeism. Human Resources support can help employees achieve that ever-elusive work-life balance.
On October 17, 2018, the Cannabis Act officially came into effect, permitting Canadians to legally purchase, possess and consume recreational cannabis. Amidst the excitement, a report published by the Conference Board of Canada indicated that more than half of Canadian employers expressed concerns about the potential effects that this significant legislative development would have on their workplace.
Mental health problems appear to be on the rise, according to a survey from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). HR professionals are facing challenges when it comes to employees reporting mental-health problems, said Ruben Rodney, and sometimes recognizing poor mental health is easier said than done.
Date: Thursday December 13, 2018
As the year is wrapping up, it is very common to feel overwhelmed by mounting tasks, projects and deadlines. However, with the right strategies in place, you can effectively manage this hectic time and set your organization up for success in 2019.
That loud crash you heard? Don’t worry – that was just Ontario Premier Doug Ford derailing the province’s least favorite rollercoaster the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, colloquially known as “Bill 148”.
Thank you to everyone who attended our Open House last week. Special thanks to David Burrow, the Mayor of Richmond Hill and Karen Mortfield, the Executive Director of the Richmond Hill Board of Trade for your warm welcome to the Richmond Hill community.
Date: Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Are you stressed at work and need help?
You are not alone, 1 in 4 people report being highly stressed at work.
High levels of stress could be detrimental to your productivity, health and overall job performance. Through this webinar, participants will learn how to be more productive through time management, prioritization and conflict management techniques.
Emerging from recent trends surrounding gender-based wage disparity, Ontario’s new Pay Transparency Act, 2018 (the “Act”) is set to come into force on January 1, 2019.
MaxPeople and Rodney Employment Law were proud to take part in a Second Harvest Fundraiser. Second Harvest rescues fresh surplus food that would otherwise go to waste, from grocery stores, wholesalers and manufacturers, and delivers it to people in need across Toronto. We split our team into two and spent a couple of days volunteering at Second Harvest sorting food.
Celebrating the official move into our new office space! We are so excited to be here and hope you can swing by for a visit if you are in the Richmond Hill area! Some team members are missing in this group photo so stay tuned for more photos of us all and our new space!