Alberta payroll employee level down substantially from last year

Alberta continues to have the highest average weekly earnings among all provinces at $1,204.26 in September

Alberta payroll employee level down substantially from last yearIn September, the number of employees In Alberta receiving pay or benefits from their employer was down 204,000 from a year ago, according to data released Thursday by Statistics Canada. The federal agency said that on a month-over-month basis the province gained 25,800 positions from August. Nationally, the number of employees rose by 337,500 in…

Imperial Oil announces job cuts

"Imperial has identified approximately 200 jobs that will be impacted."

Imperial Oil announces job cutsThe pain continues in Calgary with more layoffs in the oilpatch. On Wednesday, it was Imperial Oil's turn to announce some cost cutting. Here is what the company said in a news release on its website: "As part of previously announced plans to reduce expenditures, Imperial completed an assessment of the company’s workforce requirements. As…

Permanent layoffs hit oilpatch during COVID

Eighty-five per cent of the energy workers surveyed believed they were as productive or more productive working from home than in their usual workplace

Permanent layoffs hit oilpatch during COVIDA new survey has found that nearly four in 10 energy workers said their company implemented permanent layoffs.  The survey by PetroLMI Division of Energy Safety Canada (PetroLMI) also found that many companies were seeking alternatives to layoffs. For employers, negotiating reduced wages, hours, benefits and/or bonuses were some of the methods used to retain…

Impact of Toxic Work Environments

Denise Summers' guest on Stand Out!: Lindsay White, of High Voltage Coaching, talks about the impact of toxic work environments.

Denise Summers' guest on Stand Out!: Lindsay White, of High Voltage Coaching, talks about the impact of toxic work environments. Click on the icon below to Subscribe to our YouTube Channel
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