This is an event recording of the May 15, 2019 webinar with presenters Lori Kleinsmith, Health Promoter at Bridges Community Health Centre and Damin Starr, Owner of Damin Starr Commercial Enterprises. This event was hosted by Niagara Connects in partnership with the Poverty & Employment Precarity in Niagara (PEPiN) initiative. Thirty-four (34) participants joined this event from twenty-four (24) different organizations across Niagara.
During this webinar presenters shared how building a secure workforce can lead to increased employee engagement and satisfaction, employees more aligned with an organization’s mission and purpose, and that in turn, this can lead to: increased productivity and profitability; reduced turnover (and associated costs); reduced absenteeism; and enhanced reputation as a good place to work and to do business.
During this webinar, the presenters covered the:
- Benefits of a Secure Workforce
- Understanding Precarious Employment
- Five Key Practices to Increase Workforce Security
- Four Useful Resources
- How One Employer Adapted His Business Model to Increase Workforce Security and Productivity
Lori Kleinsmith, Health Promoter, Bridges Community Health Centre
Damin Starr, Owner, Damin Starr Commercial Enterprises
Event Slides: Better Business Outcomes Through A More Secure Workforce
Hosted By: Niagara Connects
Publication Date: Thursday, May 16, 2019