Tag: Catherine Connelly

News, research, and other announcements.

May 10, 2024

In the News: Fines Mounting for Violations in Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Programs

Professor Catherine Connelly discusses Canada's Temporary Foreign Worker Programs in this recent Globe and Mail article.

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April 18, 2024

In the News: Bridging the Divide Between HR and the C-suite

Catherine Connelly discusses an unfortunate divide that can happen between HR and the C-suite in Canadian HR Reporter.

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October 12, 2023

In the News: 44 Days: That’s How Long Employers Have to Convince a New Employee to Stay

Professor Catherine Connelly discusses the importance of checking in with new employees in this Human Resources Director article.

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October 2, 2023

Safety on the Line: Drivers Who Juggle Multiple Jobs Are More Likely to Take Risks on the Road

Catherine Connelly and Alexandra Lefcoe discuss the safety risks facing drivers that juggle driving with another job.

September 5, 2023

In the News: More Companies are Calling People Back to the Office. Many Workers Want to Stay Home

Professor Catherine Connelly discusses return to office policies and remote work options in this CBC News story.

August 30, 2023

Grants Support World-Class Research at DeGroote

DeGroote researchers awarded Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council and Canada Foundation for Innovation JELF grants.

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July 17, 2023

In the News: Are Unproductive Business Team Meetings Taking Over Your Calendar?

In this Toronto Star article, Catherine Connelly explains how ineffective team meetings can lower employee morale and cost companies money.

June 2, 2023

In the News: Even High-Wage Temporary Foreign Workers are at Risk of Exploitation

Catherine Connelly wrote an op-ed for The Hill Times that explains why high-wage TFWs are frequently overlooked but still need protections.

June 1, 2023

Enduring Work: Experiences with Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program

A Q&A with DeGroote Professor Catherine Connelly on the Temporary Foreign Worker program and her new book.

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May 2, 2023

In the News: Temporary Foreign Worker Program Must Have Open Work Permits

In this Toronto Star op/ed Catherine Connelly says the biggest problem of the temporary foreign worker program is closed work permits.

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February 17, 2023

In the News: What Could the Future of Work Look Like? These Ontario Experts Offer Their Insight

DeGroote HR experts Catherine Connelly and Sean O'Brady discuss the future of work in this latest Hamilton Spectator series.

November 16, 2022

In the News: Do Dress Codes Still Make Sense?

Catherine Connelly talks to Canadian HR Reporter about how dress code policies should be inclusive and take into account all employees.