Research by Karla Thorpe

Karla Thorpe
 
Karla Thorpe, Director, Prevention and Promotion Initiatives
Karla Thorpe is currently the Director of Prevention and Promotion Initiatives at the Mental Health Commission of Canada. At the Commission, Karla supports the implementation of prevention and promotion initiatives in the areas of workplace mental health and suicide prevention. ... more
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Without a doubt, mental health is a significant business issue that requires attention. Organizations have an important role to play in creating the conditions in which employees...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | June 2015 | by Karla Thorpe
This briefing looks at the challenge that unions face in engaging younger workers to participate actively in the labour movement. If this challenge is not addressed, then union...
The Conference Board of Canada | 8 pages | July 2014 | by Bryce Swerhun, David K. Shepherdson, Karla Thorpe
This report offers the perspectives of employees and supervisors on their organizations’ disability management programs, and provides employers with advice and guidance on how...
The Conference Board of Canada | 63 pages | October 2013 | by Louise Chenier, Karla Thorpe
Ce rapport présente les points de vue d’employés et de superviseurs sur les programmes de gestion de l’invalidité en vigueur dans leur organisation et fournit aux employeurs des...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 58 pages | October 2013 | by Louise Chenier, Karla Thorpe
This report summarizes the results of the Conference Board’s 2012 employer-sponsored benefit program survey. It provides sound data that enable Canadian employers to benchmark...
The Conference Board of Canada | 75 pages | October 2012 | by Karla Thorpe, Heidi Martin, Elyse Lamontagne
Ce rapport fournit aux organisations de toutes tailles des conseils sur la manière de faire valoir les effets positifs de leurs investissements dans les programmes de prévention...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 80 pages | August 2012 | by Louise Chenier, Crystal Hoganson, Karla Thorpe
This report provides organizations of all sizes with guidance on how to demonstrate the positive impacts of their investments in health and wellness initiatives.
The Conference Board of Canada | 68 pages | June 2012 | by Louise Chenier, Crystal Hoganson, Karla Thorpe
This 2011 report summarizes the results of The Conference Board of Canada’s biennial survey on the fees, retainers, and other compensation received by directors for board and committee...
The Conference Board of Canada | 48 pages | November 2011 | by Karla Thorpe
Ce rapport, fondé sur un sondage mené à l’échelle nationale, met en lumière les défis auxquels doivent faire face les employés aux prises avec un problème de santé mentale en milieu...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 82 pages | October 2011 | by Louise Chenier, Karla Thorpe
The Conference Board of Canada is pleased to present Making Your Rewards Meaningful – a webinar that brings our report, Making It Meaningful: Recognizing and Rewarding Employees...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | August 2011 | by Nicole Stewart, Karla Thorpe
This report, based on a national survey, highlights the workplace challenges faced by employees with mental health issues, and provides insight into how employers can best support...
The Conference Board of Canada | 74 pages | June 2011 | by Karla Thorpe, Louise Chenier
The Conference Board is pleased to present a webinar that showcases the research findings in Compensation Planning Outlook 2011: Playing It Safe in the Face of an Unsteady Economic...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | December 2010 | by Karla Thorpe
Beyond Benefit Webinar: Absence and Disability Management, is a 60-minute webinar that will discuss the casual absence/sick leave provisions and practices, as well as short- and...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | August 2010 | by Lisa Hughes, Karla Thorpe
This report summarizes the results of the Conference Board’s May 2009 employer-sponsored benefit program survey. It provides sound data that enable Canadian employers to benchmark...
The Conference Board of Canada | 49 pages | March 2010 | by Karla Thorpe
We are pleased to present a webinar that showcases the research findings and brings the Compensation Planning Outlook 2010 report to life. You will get the story behind the numbers...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | December 2009 | by Karla Thorpe
Interested in the fees and retainers that Canadian publicly traded companies pay directors for board and committee service? This report reveals the latest information from a Conference...
The Conference Board of Canada | 36 pages | November 2009 | by Karla Thorpe
Overtime practices are coming under scrutiny due to external factors as well as employee and management concerns. Many employers are reviewing their policies and taking steps to...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | September 2009 | by Karla Thorpe
Canadian employers are reviewing their human resources policies and taking steps to mitigate the legal risks of overtime worked without appropriate compensation. This briefing...
The Conference Board of Canada | 14 pages | August 2009 | by Karla Thorpe
This report provides information on what organizations are doing to attract, engage, and retain the mature workforce, and is based on a survey of 109 mid-sized to large Canadian...
The Conference Board of Canada | 35 pages | October 2008 | by Karla Thorpe
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