Employee Retention is one of the most important pieces of retaining top talent, but with branded terms like quiet quitting circulating the internet, employers need to step up their game to ensure the term does not turn into real quitting.
The survey clearly signals the B.C. government’s intent to add an 11th legal stat holiday for NTRD. There is broad support for this but many employers while supporting recognition of NTRD will be concerned about adding another statutory holiday with no compensating adjustment to the existing schedule of stats.
We continue to hear about the shortage of available workers, and the difficulty companies are having finding quality people. You may be wondering why this is, and as an employer when is the best time (and worst time) of the year to be hiring?
B.C.’s inflation rate is the highest it’s been since 1983 at 8.1% making it increasingly difficult for people to meet their monthly expenses. As an employer you may be asking yourself how does this impact my employees and should I be giving them a Cost of Living increase?
In a dramatic reversal of policy and without consultation, the BC NDP has announced on April 6, 2022 that it will pass legislation that will allow unions to be “certified” and thus become the sole authorized representatives of an entire group of employees based only on showing 55% have signed a union card (known as “card check”).
Employers therefore need to carefully consider how they structure any signing bonus and consider adding terms that require employees to repay the signing bonus in some situations.