Workipedia's Human Resources Blog

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Welcome to Workipedia’s blog where I examine my working world from a human resources perspective. 

How can HR prepare and respond to pandemics?

How can HR prepare and respond to pandemics?

On January 30, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the new 2019 nCoV (coronavirus) outbreak a public health emergency of international concern.  At particular risk are organizations with significant employee populations in affected areas; however, as...

Disconnecting from Work

Disconnecting from Work

As of June 2022, all Ontario employers who employ more than 25 people must have a “disconnecting from work” policy. This past December, Bill 27, the Working for Workers Act, 2021 (“Bill 27”) received Royal Assent. Bill 27 requires that employers that employ...

Employee Engagement in Ontario Workplaces

Employee Engagement in Ontario Workplaces

How does a workplace know that it’s happy? Typically the pulse of a workplace can be taken with an Employee Engagement Survey. For those of you not familiar with the process this involves completing a “confidential survey” that includes about 50 to 80 questions...

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