Canadian HR Reporter

November 2019 CAN

Canadian HR Reporter is the national journal of human resource management. It features the latest workplace news, HR best practices, employment law commentary and tools and tips for employers to get the most out of their workforce.

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CANADIAN HR REPORTER NOVEMBER 2019 4 HR BY THE NUMBERS Source: Statistics Canada 54,000 Increase in number of Canadians working in September, driven by gains in full-time work. 5.5% Unemployment rate in September, down 0.2 percentage points. 111,000 Increase in employment in the third quarter. 456,000 Growth in employment on a year-over-year basis. 11.5% Unemployment rate in Newfoundland and Labrador in September, the highest in Canada. 41,000 Rise in employment in Ontario in September, the province with the biggest growth. 4.5% Growth of employment in the health-care and social assistance sector on a year-over-year basis. 68,000 Increase in jobs for youth (ages 15 to 24) on a year- over-year basis, at 2.8 per cent. 7,000 Decline in employment in natural resources in September, with a year-over-year decline of 24,000. Manager concerns 71% have seen or picked up confidential documents left in the printer. 77% admit they have accidentally sent an email containing sensitive information to the wrong person. 88% have received an email containing sensitive information from someone within or outside of their organization they were not intended to receive. Source: Shred-it Hourly wage for a table games dealer at Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries in Winnipeg. Based on a 40-hour schedule, weekly earnings would total $613.20 for an annual salary of $31.886.40 . e maximum hourly pay for this position is $16.38 (annual $34,070.40 ). 29% of Canadian men feel under pressure to behave in a masculine way. 59% feel society expects them to be "emotionally strong and not show weakness." 37% will not talk to others about how they feel to avoid appearing "unmanly." 80% think talking is an effective way to deal with problems. Source: Movember While Canadian workers might be confident in their employers' ability to handle a cyber security threat, more could be done to prepare the workers, according to a survey of 1,557 people employed full-time: believe their employer is prepared for a cyber security threat. have received cyber security training. of workers who haven't received training would like the training. Source: Scalar OVERALL well-being Two-thirds of companies offer more than traditional health benefits to address all the facets of employee well-being, according to a survey of more than 1,000 HR managers and 2,000 office workers in Canada: offer physical wellness benefits (such as gym access). offer financial wellness (such as retirement planning). offer mental wellness (such as stress reduction). Source: Robert Half Canada ? They earn WHAT $ 15 . 33 Watch the COPIER Two-thirds (68%) of businesses have experienced at least one data breach in the past 12 months, and 69% of those breaches involved the loss or theft of paper documents or electronic devices containing sensitive information, according to a North American survey of 650 managers. MANNING UP Over 50 per cent of Canadian men aged 18 to 34 have avoided talking out about their problems for fear of being seen as "less of a man," according to a survey of 4,000 adult males aged between 18 to 75 across Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia. THREATS Cyber 88 % 40 % 57 % 63 % 65 % 74 %

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