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Meeting Customer Needs

The goal of the CRC is to make members more effective and their companies more competitive. Members look to the CRC staff for insights into compensation and human resources management issues and strategies. Topics recently investigated at the request of individual members include:

  • New Graduate and Student Salaries
  • Performance Management
  • Structure of the HR function
  • Key Economic Indicators
  • Sick Leave Policies
  • Short-Term Disability Coverage 
  • Flex Benefits
  • Relocation policies

Member Surveys

Surveys are tailored to meet the needs of the requesting member. Aggregate results are available only to members of the Centre. Recent member surveys include:

  • Maternity and Parental Leave
  • Salary Increase Projections
  • Overtime Policies and Practices
  • Smoking Cessation Programs
  • Staffing Processes and Interview Practices


Upon request, our staff of experts will provide individual or group briefings to discuss concerns specific to the member organization or to review research in more depth, always tailored to the members' needs.

Research Publications

A major element of the Centre's activity is to undertake and publish high-quality, timely reports on leading issues in the areas of compensation, industrial relations and human resources. The CRC publishes three regular reports:

  • Compensation Planning Outlook (annual)
  • Industrial Relations Outlook (annual)
  • Canadian Directors' Compensation Practices (biennial)

Other recent reports published under the auspices of the Centre include:

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Contact Us

Leane Swales

Senior Administrative and Meeting Coordinator
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Allison Cowan

Director, Workplace Health, Total Rewards and Labour Relations Research
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