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3rd edition of the Global-Watch Meetings, Paris: Artificial intelligence and its impact on people at work
Meeting report on the Global-Watch meeting from may 21-22, 2019
Webinar and interview with Peter Kelly, British Expert in Occupational Psychological Health and Workplace Stress Prevention
Report on March 27 videoconference
February 29th Webinar with Prof. France St.-Hilaire, Ph.D.
Report from the January 29 conference with Mr. Peter Kelly, British expert in the field of workplace mental health.
The Global-Watch Morning Meeting held in Montreal on January 23rd reunited members and guests around the subject of harassment.
During the Global-Watch Morning held in Montreal on December 4, the workplace bullying toolkit and the second phase of development of the docket on strategy measurement indicators for workplace health and well-being were presented to affiliates who were unable to attend Rendez-vous Global-Watch in Paris in November.
Second edition of the bi-annual Global-Watch Meetings in Paris : workplace harassment and indicators of health and well-being at work
This second Global-Watch Meetings event, held at the Orange offices in Paris, brought together representatives of French and Canadian companies. The standardization of indicators on the global level and the preserving of the uniqueness of each country’s local context contributed to the success of initiatives in workplace health and well-being.
On September 17, a virtual Paris-Montreal-Quebec meeting was held with Global-Watch affiliates via videoconference, whose objective was to initiate work on indicators and impact measures of workplace health and well-being strategies with affiliates.
The president and founder of Global-Watch, Marie-Claude Pelletier, and the director of scientific monitoring and professor France St-Hilaire, Director of Équipe sur les organisations en santé (ÉOS) at the Université de Sherbrooke, undertook a summer mission in Ivory Coast to give presentations on workplace health and well-being during an international event, to meet workplace health and well-being representatives from Orange and to discuss possible collaborations between Ivory Coast and Québec on issues related to workplace health and well-being.
With a satisfaction rate of 98%, participants confirmed the relevance of this day, which allowed them to deepen their knowledge of management practices in workplace health and well-being, but also to talk to each other about lessons learned and best practices in an atmosphere of sharing and transparency.
On March 12, a virtual Paris-Montréal meeting was held with Global-Watch affiliates via videoconference.
Thanks to Groupe Orange, CGI and Desjardins for sharing their approach and their lessons learned for the rollout of complex or international strategies and/or workplace health and well-being.
“Employers want all employees to come in and do their jobs, without being impacted by what could be going on at home or in their minds and bodies. But home life comes to work with us! That just isn’t a choice. So employers need flexible options for the individuals that make up their workforce; flexible policies are key to making that happen,” says Catherine Gordon, HR Director at the David Suzuki Foundation (DSF).
Gathered at Montreal’s Sheraton Centre on January 24, 2018, as part of the 10th Santé psychologique au travail conference organized by Les Affaires, nearly 150 human resource management professionals discovered with great interest Global-Watch’s offer.
On November 21 and 22, 2017, at the offices of the Quebec Delegation in Paris, with representatives of more than 40 Quebec and French companies in attendance, the first meeting of affiliates as well as the European launch of Global-Watch Network took place.
It was at the request of managers that the company set up, around ten years ago, the Return to Work Protocol – a process that was put in place to support employees from the start of their disability leave until their return to work.