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Why Silent Meetings Are Inclusive

A meeting without communication may seem odd at first glance but it’s the approach many big companies including Google and Amazon have been adopting to… Read More

Is ‘Quiet Quitting’ a Response to ‘Quiet Firing’?

If you’ve been on TikTok lately you’ve probably heard about quiet quitting. If not, we’ll get you up to speed on the latest workplace trend… Read More

Absenteeism, Presenteeism Problems – Are Attendance Bonuses the Answer?

It’s been a few months since the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) announced and implemented its attendance bonus program, offering workers a $200-a-week bonus… Read More

Employee Monitoring: Weighing the Good and the Bad  

Measuring and increasing productivity has always been top of mind for employers. But when remote work became the new norm in the pandemic, many companies… Read More

HRPA Fall Conference to Address Talent Retention and Other HR Trends

With pre- and post-pandemic challenges, there is a balancing act of tackling what is immediately on the horizon, thinking about how to build resilient workplaces… Read More

HRPA Supports the Ontario Ministry of Labour’s Proposed “Right to Unplug After-Hours” Laws

The HRPA fully supports the Ontario government’s move to introduce right-to-disconnect policies. Announced on Monday, the Working for Workers Act, 2021 would require large employers… Read More

HRPA Supports Ontario Government’s Proposed Legislation to Remove Barriers for Internationally-Trained Immigrants

HRPA applauds the announcement by Minister McNaughton introducing legislation that, if passed, would remove barriers for internationally-trained immigrants trying to start… Read More

The Great Resignation or The Great Retention?

The numbers are staggering. In a survey conducted by, 53% of employers – across several countries including Canada – are… Read More

Employers mandating COVID-19 vaccinations in the workplace. Is it legal?

Following the Government of Canada’s announcement about mandatory vaccinations for workers in the federal public sector, a growing list of employers… Read More

Return to the Workplace Safely

Just 16 months ago everything shut down. Offices suddenly closed and entire teams started working from home. Now, as COVID-19 restrictions begin to ease up,… Read More