Tag: Employees

Carolina Hurricanes will stop paying full-time employees next week

RALEIGH, N.C.—Carolina Hurricanes full-time employees were informed Wednesday they will no longer be paid after this week because of the uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Don Waddell, president and general manager of the Hurricanes, instructed all noncontracted full-time employees to immediately use their accrued vacation time and personal time off (PTO). Employees without available…

Bank of Canada employees to work remotely

The Bank of Canada today announced that it has completed arrangements for all employees to telework until further notice to protect the health of our staff and reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19. Bank employees who perform critical business operations will continue to work at our Ottawa location and back-up operational sites. To fulfill…

Flames change plans, announce assistance program for employees

CALGARY – The company that owns the Calgary Flames is reversing course, saying it will help part-time event staff who will be underemployed during the suspension of the NHL season. The company made the announcement on Sunday — a day after it was made public in an email that Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation employees…

Experts say coronavirus could pose telecommuting hurdles for employers, employees across Canada

MONTREAL—Experts say the novel coronavirus could force millions of people across the globe to work from home, posing potential challenges and benefits. Diane-Gabrielle Tremblay, a business professor at the University of Quebec’s distance-learning school, says studies show telecommuting may result in higher productivity and quality of work, despite the disruption to routine. She says that…