As a huge swath of the Canadian workforce began working entirely remotely in 2020, employers increasingly considered employee requests to relocate. Some employees were looking to return to their home province or country to be with loved ones. Others were looking for a change of scenery and saw an opportunity to do so. Whatever the reason, offering employees the opportunity to take advantage of work-from-home arrangements by working from their chosen location can be a welcome perk. Some employers have even included guidelines for relocation as part of remote work policies.
There are a few key things an employer should consider when approving employee relocation requests.Continue Reading Employee Requests to Relocate: 4 Employer Considerations