A couple of-fifth of Canadian corporations will regulate pay if workers relocate: survey

TORONTO — A couple of-fifth of Canadian corporations say they may regulate their worker’s pay in the event that they transfer to a unique location, in line with a current survey.

Staffing agency Robert Half’s survey of 500 staff and 180 human assets managers discovered that roughly 22 per cent of employers say they’d regulate the wage of staff who relocate.

The survey discovered 44 per cent of staff would think about relocating, however solely 16 per cent can be prepared to maneuver if it concerned taking a pay minimize.

Virtually 70 per cent of corporations surveyed say they may base salaries on the corporate’s workplace location in the interim, whereas 9 per cent say they have not selected their method.

The findings come months after many Canadian corporations allowed workers to do business from home in hopes of stopping the unfold of COVID-19 in pandemic hotspots.

Some corporations, together with Fb Inc., have warned workers that in the event that they transfer out of city and proceed working remotely, their pay might be decreased or hiked to match the market situations of their new location.

This report by The Canadian Press was first printed Jan. 21, 2021.