Employee Wellness

Working Through COVID‑19

Vaccination Policies Survey

As provinces and territories move to vaccinate Canadians against COVID-19, employers are faced with an unprecedented challenge: how to fulfill their duty to ensure a safe work environment without the power to mandate vaccinations. The Conference Board of Canada asked employers across the country about their vaccination policy plans, and whether accommodations will be made for employees who won’t—or can’t—roll up their sleeves.

Online experience  |  8-min read
March 4, 2021
Focus Area—Human Resources

Labour Relations Outlook 2021

How do you bargain during a pandemic? And what are others doing? This outlook informs labour leaders, management, and policy-makers about 2021’s unique negotiating environment and the issues that will shape it. Our Labour Relations Outlook will be released in two parts this year—a Conference Board first.

Online experience  |  8-min read
March 25, 2021
Focus Area—Human Resources

COVID-19 has shone a light on mental health in Canada and challenged employers to focus more on supporting employees’ through this challenging time. Organizations large and small often do not fully grasp how to support employees with their mental health needs.

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Commentary  |  3-min read
December 8, 2020
Focus Area—Health