Human Resources & Education

Covering training, career development, higher education and all human resources issues in Vancouver, British Columbia and Canada as a whole

Unifor announces union drive for Amazon workers in Metro Vancouver

Union leader says joining a union would help Amazon workers push their employer to improve working conditions

Survey says gender pay gap narrowed in 2022, but still 21 per cent

A new report says the gender pay gap in Canada narrowed last year compared with 2021, but still stood at more than 20 per cent.

B.C. international students are the new temporary foreign workers, stuck without work in their fields: survey

The province attracts some of the highest numbers of international students intending to stay in Canada, but has the lowest rate of permanent residency offers.

Stretched thin, parents have swath of options to save for children's education

Some 73 per cent of parents said saving for college and university has been harder recently: survey

Classes cancelled at Capilano University as support workers strike

Classes at both North Vancouver and Sunshine Coast campuses have been impacted, after support staff set up pickets over the issue of remote work

B.C. pharmacists set to treat minor ailments, prescribe contraception starting this month

New services will make it easier and faster for patients to get medication and take the pressure off nurses and doctors, says health minister

EDI programs ineffective unless supported by actions from senior leadership, report finds

Greater leadership involvement and KPIs are key to evolving corporate and organizational EDI practices

Employee turnover causes ripple effect, leads to more departures, UBC research finds

Researchers find layoff announcements have a strong and immediate impact, increasing voluntary turnover among those who remain at a company