Tools and Resources

Equip managers and organizations so they can take action

Global-Watch does a scientific literature review, identifies best practices in organizations, then suggests tools that allow its members to have in hand the arguments and tools they need to.


Pr. Kevin Kelloway : impact of leadership on the workplace health and well-being

Global-Watch a eu le privilège de recevoir le Pr. Kevin Kelloway le 29 mai 2018 à Montréal, lors de la 1re édition québécoise de ses Rendez-vous biannuels. Ce prestigieux professeur de la St-Mary’s University, titulaire de la Chaire de recherche du Canada sur la santé psychologique au travail, a présenté ses travaux sur l’incidence du leadership sur une culture positive de santé et bien-être au travail.

Are healthcare programs for Canadian workers worth it?

Sanofi Canada announced the results of the 21st edition of the Sanofi Canada Healthcare Survey on June 14 in Montréal. The survey is broad and detailed. It assesses the health of Canadian workers (“members”) with employer-sponsored healthcare plans and the concerns of companies or employers (“sponsors”) offering healthcare plans to their employees.

Preparing your company for the legalization of cannabis in Canada (video)

Jacques Provencher, a partner at Le Corre, a law firm in Laval, Quebec, specialized in labor and employment law, summarizes the new legal framework regarding cannabis consumption in Canada coming into effect in october of 2018. He also speaks of the importance of a clear drug policy for businesses and what is allowed or not in terms of drug testing in Canada.

Integrate workplace health and well-being one step at a time

The transtheoretical model of the stages of change is based on the premise that not all employees are necessarily at the same stage, and that your tools and programs must take this into account. Global-Watch framework for intervention makes it possible to better understand the systemic dynamics of an organization when it wishes to put in place health and well-being actions.

Australian workers ‘grin and bear’ it in silent workplace bullying epidemic

Traditionally, workplace safety campaigns have focused on preventing physical injuries or deaths in agricultural and blue-collar industries, like construction.

Safe Work Australia statistics show that workplace fatalities have dropped, from 259 in 2003 to 182 in 2016.

But experts say the focus needs to also be placed on the growing impact of workplace bullying and sexual harassment.

Retention of older workers: the case of Finland

Global-Watch shares this interesting 13 minute video (in French), produced by le Mag Avenue de l’Europe, presenting examples of Finnish companies integrating older people in employment (55 years and over) both on the philosophical, ergonomic, social, and economic aspects.

Putting Employee Wellness First : How The David Suzuki Foundation Does It

“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).

How to handle cancer in the workplace

Cancer, unfortunately, touches more and more people today, and therefore more and more employees. The good news is that current treatments allow us to envision a longer life expectancy. But this also means that employees who are sick can sometimes continue to work during their treatment, return to work after their illness, or even take on the role of caregiver. This leads to significant challenges for the workplace.

Pratt and Whitney Canada

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.

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