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Human Resources at Waterloo

Our mission

Delivering professional, employee-focused services with integrity.

Our service commitments

We are committed to providing services that are relevant, timely, and consistent. When providing services to you, we will be approachable, responsive, and supportive.

Our vision 2020

Human Resources is recognized as a valued strategic partner to our clients by providing relevant, best in class, innovative services that support the goal of becoming a destination of choice for talented and engaged employees.

  1. Sep. 30, 2020Minimum Wage Changes October 1, 2020

    The minimum wage rates in Ontario are increasing on October 1, 2020 as summarized in the following table:

    Minimum wage rate

    Current wage rate

    Effective October 1, 2020

    General minimum wage – applies to most employees

    $14.00 per hour

    $14.25 per hour

  2. July 30, 2020Personal Income Tax Forms Related to Working from Home for Calendar Year 2020

    From:      Finance

    Date:       July 23, 2020

    Subject:  Personal Income Tax Forms Related to Working from Home for Calendar Year 2020

    What is happening?

  3. July 29, 2020An update on Pay Equity at the University of Waterloo

    The Pay Equity Act (the “Act”) requires the University to follow compensation practices that ensure employees in female job classes are paid at least as much as employees in male job classes of comparable value. The University issued its first plans for compliance on January 1, 1990 and has been committed to meeting pay equity requirements since the Act’s inception.

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