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Online tools for reducing worker turnover

Calculator estimates costs of replacing employees while benchmarking tool allows for comparisons by sector or province

Did you know that the cost of replacing a single worker can be as much as 150 per cent of their annual salary? Do you know what your turnover costs are? ‘Turnover’ is the rate at which workers leave and are replaced on your farm, something that can have a major impact on productivity and […] Read more


Mark Chambers new co-chair of labour task force

Alberta’s Mark Chambers has been elected the new co-chair of the Agriculture and Agri-Food Labour Task Force. The task force is developing an action plan to tackle industry labour shortages, an initiative of the Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council with support from more than 60 partner organizations. “The agriculture industry needs more workers,” said Chambers, […] Read more