Employees get $5/day to bike to work

Quebec sports company supports Operation Bike-to-Work
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|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 06/08/2007

A Quebec sports company will pay its employees $5 a day to ride their bikes to work during the week of May 28 to June 1.

Louis Garneau Sports, based in St.-Augustin-de-Desmaures about 16 kilometres west of Quebec City, is offering the subsidy in support Vélo Quebec's Operation Bike-to-Work, which encourages employers to support employees in biking to work throughout the year.

Vélo Quebec is a not-for-profit organization that encourages Quebeckers to use bicycles for transportation as a way to improve their own health and well-being, as well as to protect the environment.