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April 28, 2021  

PODCAST: Suzane Greeman, Greeman Asset Management Solutions.

  GUEST: Suzane Greeman, President and Principal Asset Management

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January 14, 2021  

Importance of networking and education in the maintenance world

  GUEST: Martha Myers TOPIC: The importance of networking

News Government General
September 18, 2020  

Federal pay equity commissioner reappointed, but new law not in force

On average in Canada, women earn 12% less than men

News Oil & Gas General
September 16, 2020  

Offshore workers call on government to stabilize industry

Unifor is calling on the federal and provincial government to make strategic investments in the industry.

News Electronics Manufacturing General
September 15, 2020  

Amazon to hire 100,000 to keep up with online shopping surge

The company already had to hire 175,000 people earlier this year to keep up with the rush of orders.

News Manufacturing General
August 11, 2020  

COVID-19 could have a lasting, positive impact on workplace culture

Catching a glimpse of a co-worker’s baby or pet can help humanize workplaces and make colleagues more understanding and empathetic

News Government General
August 11, 2020  

A second COVID-19 wave? Here are 6 lessons from the first

The spread of COVID-19 can be reduced with simple actions

News Manufacturing General
August 10, 2020  

Rittal recognized as one of the of Best Workplaces in Manufacturing in Canada

The list is based on feedback from employees of organizations that were surveyed by Great Place to Work

News Manufacturing General
August 10, 2020  

Statistics Canada says country gained 419,000 jobs in July

The national unemployment rate was 10.9% in July, down from the 12.3% recorded in June

News General
August 6, 2020  

Canadians are afraid to return to workplace, yet trust employers to keep them safe: KPMG

82% trust their employer to take and maintain all the necessary health and safety precautions

News General
July 28, 2020  

IBM launches digital platform to help Canadian job seekers and business owners get back to work

Canada added nearly one million jobs in June, but there are still close to two million fewer jobs than there were pre-COVID

News Government General
July 27, 2020  

Google extending ability for employees to work from home until at least next July

The tech company has about 1,500 employees, including engineers, sales leaders and artificial intelligence researchers at offices in Waterloo, Ont., Toronto and Montreal

News Government Manufacturing General
July 22, 2020  

Canadian CEOs held to higher standard on important issues: survey

69% of Canadians want companies to address discrimination and racism.

News Manufacturing General
July 10, 2020  

Cable manufacturer LAPP North America appoints new CEO

Jay Lahman will be responsible for the North American region which includes LAPP USA, LAPP Canada, LAPP Mexico and LAPP Tannehill.

News Manufacturing Economy General
July 9, 2020  

Canadian unemployment rate to peak at 11% in Q2: OECD

Jobs should return as lockdowns end, but an unemployment rate of 7.7% by the end of 2021.

News Oil & Gas General
July 9, 2020  

Irving Oil cutting 250 jobs, 6% of workforce, due to the economy

Reductions will affect operations in Canada, the United States, Ireland and Britain.

News Transportation General
July 9, 2020  

Via laying off about 1,000 workers as pandemic impacts its business

Employees will receive a temporary written layoff notice that respects their collective agreement’s terms.

News Automotive Energy Government Manufacturing General
July 2, 2020  

Building Back Better Canada Plan can create, maintain 6.3M jobs: report

The report argues it is essential that the federal government set the right policy framework to drive the transition to net-zero emissions

News Government Manufacturing General
June 24, 2020  

Thousands of Canadians could be affected by Trump’s decision to extend visa ban

The ban on new visas takes effect June 24

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
June 18, 2020  

Ontario brewery employment triples in last decade amid craft beer growth

Growth among craft brewers more than offset declines in employment at larger beer companies.

News Oil & Gas General
June 18, 2020  

800 Enbridge staff take voluntary buyouts offered to cut costs

The Calgary-based pipeline company announced in May it would defer $1 billion in capital spending this year

News Manufacturing General
June 9, 2020  

How and why companies lay off employees affects future success

Employment legislation in each Canadian jurisdiction limits how long an employee can be on a temporary layoff

News Manufacturing General
June 8, 2020  

The day is dawning on a four-day work week

The four-day work week is generating buzz

News Food & Beverage General
May 19, 2020  

What Canada knows about food crises can help prevent shortages

Whatever the causes of food instability, there are demonstrable, viable solutions.

Insight Manufacturing Technology
April 30, 2020  

Industry 4.0: Technology and the human side of change

Work with existing employees to implement new technologies in a way that is still beneficial to all.

News Transportation General
April 23, 2020  

Mullen Group reports 1,000 layoffs as pandemic slows economy, trucking

Company has established a $5-million family assistance fund to help staff affected by the downturn.

News Health & Safety Operations
April 15, 2020  

Engaging Your Employees in a Safety Culture

  TOPIC: Engaging Your Employees in a Safety Culture.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
March 26, 2020  

Food companies boost employee pay during COVID-19 outbreak

Maple Leaf, Cargill and Mondelez are among the food processors taking measures to prop up employees

News General
March 26, 2020  

As pandemic spreads, a wave of executive teams announce pay cuts

Several Canadian companies have made financial commitments in recent days that put temporary restraints on executive salaries

News Manufacturing General
March 18, 2020  

Employers need to give paid sick days to fight COVID-19

Breaking the subculture of presenteeism is vital to help contain contagious diseases and viruses.

News Aerospace General
March 12, 2020  

Eric Martel leaving Hydro Quebec to become president, CEO of Bombardier

Alain Bellemare is out; Martel said he is excited and honoured to rejoin Bombardier as it begins a new chapter

News Energy General
March 5, 2020  

Great Northern Insulation fined $125,000 after worker fatality

Accident occurred while installing chains on a truck that was not properly immobilized.