Employee Benefits

Ask a Millennial: Do Perks Really Trump Salary?

Senior Millennial Correspondent Anna Fitzpatrick. Photo: Roberto Caruso

Our Senior Millennial Correspondent Anna Fitzpatrick weighs in on what young employees are really looking for in a compensation package

When Firms Can No Longer Afford Their Perks

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Company-wide Fridays off and other once-common benefits are proving difficult to sustain for some oilpatch players

What You Need to Know About the Expanded Canada Pension Plan

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As Canada's finance ministers agree a deal, an economist's look at how we got here, where we are now, and what's next

Why Vancouver’s Housing Price Crisis Should Worry Employers

Ex-Vancouverite Kala Vilches, a clothing designer, at the office of her new employer, Calgary's FGL Sports. Photo: Mike Ridewood/CP

The city is in the midst of a jobs boom, but young workers still can't afford housing. So they're leaving

What Keeps a Worker With the Same Employer for Decades

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Age and income are the major factors in long-term retention per a new survey of U.S. baby boomers

The Business Case for Giving Caregiver Employees More Flexibility

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British firms have seen the benefits of supporting staff who look after loved ones. Why you should too

What’s Next for the ORPP?

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Ontario is planning an extensive education campaign targetted at employers to share the rules of the province's new retirement security scheme

How to Convince Ex-Employees to Come Back

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Two-thirds of workers are open to the idea of returning to a former workplace. What you must do if you want to re-hire them

Why You Should Help Young Workers With Their Student Debt

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This surprisingly cost-effective perk wows recent-graduates and reduces their stress in the bargain

Changes to Government-Mandated Benefits May Be Coming Soon

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The Liberals are committed to improving compassionate care leave and parental leave allowances