Employee Benefits

Are You Paying Employees What They Deserve?

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Programs that link compensation to performance aren't particularly effective at sorting the stars from the slackers, a new study suggests

Why This Entrepreneur Pays Off Employees’ Student Debt

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Saeed El-Darahali of Dartmouth, N.S. wants to create jobs that sustain the well-being of his workers

Why You Shouldn’t Force Employees to Take Time Off

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Mandated vacations don't do workers any good. Instead, make your policies more flexible

Ontario Presses Ahead With the ORPP

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Chamber of Commerce warns the scheduled 2017 start date for the province's new pension plan is very aggressive

What Your Company’s Health Plan Could Cost This Year

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A new report suggests Canadian employer-sponsored medical program expenses will increase 8%

Why You Should Help Employees With Their Bucket Lists

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To attract millennials, PR agency Pomp & Circumstance will provide financial support for personal goals

Why Competitive Employee Compensation Pays for Itself

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Small firms can't afford to outbid large corporations, but there's a limit to how low you can go

How to Stop Holiday Bonuses from Backfiring

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Rather than encouraging employees to keep up the good work, an end-of-year reward can create entitlement and resentment. Six experts offer their alternatives

What Employees Want More Than a Raise

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With salary negotiation season in sight, a new survey suggests workers prefer these perks to increased base pay

Why You Should Offer Mental Health Days

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Employees still hesitate to tell their bosses when they're nearing burn out and need some time off to recover. That must change