Raises on the table for 2012: Conference Board

Karla Thorpe, director of leadership and HR research at the Conference Board of Canada, says employers are expected to loosen the purse strings a little bit more in 2012 — an average of 3.1 per cent — but wage increases won`t return to pre-recession levels anytime soon.
November 15, 2011
  • Labour shortages

    Japan learns new tricks to solve labour shortages

    Companies in Japan's service industries are struggling to hire and retain staff as the labour market becomes the tightest in decades, and are increasingly taking unorthodox steps to alleviate the shortage. David Pollard reports.
    October 5, 2017
    Recruitment, hiring, staffing

    Why internships and co-ops are a win-win

    Kristin Ezekiel, Manulife's director of campus recruiting and strategic sourcing, talks about the benefits of student internships/co-ops for employers and students
    October 5, 2017
  • British Labour leader calls for tax on robots

    British Labour leader calls for tax on robots

    But how exactly would that work?
    October 3, 2017
    Uber on defensive

    Uber defensive at U.K. tribunal on worker rights

    Uber has told a British employment appeal tribunal its drivers were self-employed, not workers entitled to a range of benefits. As Matthew Larotonda reports, the case comes less than a week after the U.S. ride-hailing service heard it would lose its London licence.
    September 28, 2017
  • Uber on defensive

    Uber defensive at U.K. tribunal on worker rights

    Uber has told a British employment appeal tribunal its drivers were self-employed, not workers entitled to a range of benefits. As Matthew Larotonda reports, the case comes less than a week after the U.S. ride-hailing service heard it would lose its London licence.
    September 28, 2017
    Raises coming

    Target raises minimum hourly wage

    Target said it will increase its minimum hourly wage this year by a dollar, to US$11, and raise it to $15 an hour by the end of 2020. Conway Gittens reports.
    September 26, 2017
  • Raises coming

    Target raises minimum hourly wage

    Target said it will increase its minimum hourly wage this year by a dollar, to US$11, and raise it to $15 an hour by the end of 2020. Conway Gittens reports.
    September 26, 2017
    Email checks

    Companies must tell workers of email checks: ECHR

    Companies must tell employees in advance if their work email accounts are being monitored, the European Court of Human Rights ruled recently in a landmark privacy case. David Pollard reports.
    September 19, 2017
  • Plane uniform scandal

    Court backs stewardess in Aeroflot size case

    A court has ruled that Russian airline Aeroflot cannot tell staff what size clothing to wear after a stewardess complained she had been taken off international routes because she did not fit into the regulation-size uniform. Silvia Antonioli reports.
    September 14, 2017
    Business leaders baffled by DACA end

    Business leaders baffled by DACA end

    Top CEOs expressed their disappointment with U.S. president Donald Trump's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program known as DACA.
    September 11, 2017