Written by Charlene Cleary Anyone else tired of trying to keep up with the ever-changing government programs for employers?
Grocery Stipends, Mental Health Hours, and Pet Paternity Leave: The Top Pandemic Perks Companies Are Offering Now
One easy way to determine what perks are best suited to your team's needs in the current climate is to ask your employees. That could yield unexpected results: With pet adoptions on the rise, some companies have opted to pay adoption fees or grant "pet paternity leave." Others have paid for Netflix subscriptions, matched employee donations to racial-justice organizations or Covid-related charities, or even given out stock options.
All of this mentorship, informal learning, and subtle acculturation to the rules of your industry doesn't happen when you're on the sofa with your cat and your laptop. And that's going to be a nightmare for young workers in our new work reality, Blanda argues.
The prime minister also unveiled nearly $59 million in support for migrant workers based on Canadian farms, with money going to more inspections, emergency relief and improved living conditions for those workers. He added the federal government is working on improving the oft-maligned Temporary Foreign Workers program.
There are some obvious advantages to working at home, such as zero commute time, a more relaxed dress code, greater control over your schedule, and no need to spend money on takeout coffee or food. But there are some serious disadvantages too. Last week, the personal finance site GOBankingRates published a list of 29 things that are good or bad about working at home. Here are some of the biggest drawbacks and what to do about them.
BC Government Update Released Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:15 PM Following conversations with business and worker representatives, the Province