Workplace Wednesday: January Wellness Series: Spirituality in the Workplace

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Workplace Wednesday: Spirituality in the Workplace Welcome to our last in the January Wellness Series. In this blog we will discuss what role spirituality plays in the workplace. The experts are always saying that spirituality and religion have no place in business. It is true that we should never make decisions based on someone’s religious […]

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Fun Fact Friday: Do you know the average absenteeism rate?

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Do you know the average absenteeism rate per employee per year in Canada? The overall average absenteeism rate for all industries combine is 9.3 days per employee per year. Private Sector-8.2 Public Sector -12.9 Top five industries are: Healthcare and social services-14.0 Public administration-12.8 Transportation and warehousing-12.3 Business, building and support services-10.1 Educational services-9.4 The […]

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Fun Fact Friday: Minimum wage increase in Ontario

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Fun Fact Friday: Minimum wage increase in Ontario Effective October 1st, 2015, the minimum wage has increased to $11.25 per hour, up from $11.00. The student minimum wage has also increased from $10.30 to $10.55 per hour and the liquor server’s minimum wage from $9.55 to $9.80 per hour. There are further changes affecting hunting […]

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