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Manitoba & Western Canada HR Trends Reports Released

October 9, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: CPHR Manitoba

The 2019 Fall edition of the Manitoba HR Trends Report and Western Canada HR Trends Report have been released and cover trending workplace issues that HR professionals are facing in Manitoba and throughout Western Canada.


These reports are divided into four key areas - Compensation, Dealing with Issues in the Workplace, Labour Market Forecast, Labour Market Statistics – that benchmark industry issues and trends that human resources professionals can reference when making future talent management decisions.


  • Just over half of organizations (56%) have a compensation framework to maintain competitiveness.
  • The majority (65%) of Manitoba organizations expect the average base salaries at their organization to increase in 2020. Almost none (<1%) expect salaries to decrease.
  • One-third (34%) of Manitoba organizations maintain compliance with the Canadian Psychological Health and Safety Standard.
  • Two-thirds (69%) of Manitoba organizations have trained in-house investigators who could investigate a complaint of harassment or bullying in the workplace.
  • Just over half (56%) of Manitoba organizations believe their people leaders are adequately trained to appropriately enact progressive discipline actions. Over one-third (36%) believe they are not adequately trained.
  • One-in-five (19%) Manitoba organizations saw an increase in workplace harassment and bullying complaints in the past twelve months.

For more information on both the Manitoba HR Trends Report and Western Canada HR Trends Report (Fall 2019 and past editions), visit

Chartered Professionals in Human Resources Manitoba (CPHR Manitoba)
1810-275 Portage Avenue / Winnipeg, Manitoba / R3B 2B3
tel. 204.943.2836 / fax. 204.943.1109 / email.

For additional information please visit: CPHR.CA

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