Vol. 1, Issue 2, January 10, 2019
Hamilton's Labour Market Connection
Your weekly news & updates from WPH!
In this week's edition: Employers: Complete the EmployerOne survey today; Register for Up in Smoke: Weed in the Workplace and What Employers Need to Know, January 24/19; Free webinar on Addressing Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace.
Employers: Complete the EmployerOne Survey today!
Thanks to the Hamilton Employers who have already completed the survey!

Close to 100 Hamilton based employers have already completed our survey and if you haven't, we need to hear from you!

Last year 300 employers completed the EmployerOne Survey and shared their hiring plans, challenges, and the top skills they are looking for in employees.
This information helped over 6,000 job seekers and more than 30,000 students plan for the future with the payoff of creating a strong workforce for Hamilton

By taking 10 minutes (or less) to complete this survey, you are eligible to win a free booth at the Connect to Careers Job Fair on February 5, 2019 (a $600+ value and access to over 2,500 students and recent grads). Individualized responses are confidential.

(Our apologies if you have previously received this information. Please complete the survey only once.)
Register today for Up in Smoke: Weed in the Workplace and What Employers Need to Know, January 24/19

As of October 17, 2018 recreational cannabis is legal in Canada.

What does this mean for your workplace?

Attend our breakfast workshop to hear an overview of the new laws that have legalized cannabis use in Canada and Ontario.
You will find out about the employer’s duty to provide a safe and hazard-free work environment for employees; when drug testing is and is not permitted; the employer’s duty to accommodate cannabis use and much more.
Tickets are $25 and a full, hot breakfast will be served at registration from 8:00 am. - 8:30 am. 
For more information contact Cyndi Ingle at cyndi.ingle@workforceplanninghamilton.ca or call: 905-521-5777 ext. 14.
Space is limited so register today!

Free Webinar: Getting Up To Standard: Addressing Psychological Health and Safety in Nonprofit Workplaces
Join the Canadian Mental Health Association to hear more about how organizations both small and large are addressing psychological health and safety. 

You will learn about practical, low-cost (or no-cost!) strategies you can implement quickly and that are proven to help create a culture that enables your employees to do their best and thrive at work.

Date and time: February 14/19 at 1pm.

Labour Force Information, Hamilton, December 2018
Workforce Planning Hamilton | 905-521-5777| info@workforceplanninghamilton.ca | www.workforceplanninghamilton.ca