Supporting a Diverse and Inclusive Workplace
Husky encourages a culture of inclusion, respecting differences of thought and perspective throughout the organization. The Company supports an environment that is free of harassment, where individuals are treated with dignity and respect.
Its Diversity and Respectful Workplace Council provides local representation in all areas of operations and organizes employee events to increase awareness and understanding. Training and education programs continue to increase employee knowledge and encourage a respectful work environment.
Employee resource groups assist with career and personal goals, as well as with corporate and community objectives. These include the Aboriginal Community Network, the Asian Network, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Ally Network and the Women’s Leadership Network, which has chapters in Calgary and St. John’s.
The Company’s Employment Equity Plan is designed to ensure appropriate representation of women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities in its workforce, while eliminating barriers to employment and advancement.
Husky offers training, mentoring and professional development programs and resources to its employees. Qualified candidates are eligible for tuition reimbursement and a subsidized master’s degree program.
Husky’s fully-funded, comprehensive benefits package is designed to help employees and their families maintain physical and emotional health, including supplementary medical and dental care, income protection (life and accident insurance, short and long-term disability coverage), registered retirement programs, a savings plan, vacation and paid time off. A fitness allowance, service awards, dependent scholarships and summer camp reimbursement are also offered.
Employees are able to take advantage of a financial literacy program, including financial education opportunities, access to financial planning resources and one-on-one retirement planning sessions, while retiring employees may qualify for a comprehensive retiree health benefit program.
Husky continues to expand its health and wellness programs. It offers “The Working Mind” program to employees, which is designed to address and promote mental health in the workplace (developed by the Mental Health Commission of Canada). The myHealth website provides health and wellness information, highlighting resources that include services available, and physical and mental health tips.
An annual personalized Total Rewards Statement gives employees a complete picture of how they benefit from, and can maximize, their rewards programs.
Husky continues to offer training, mentoring and professional development programs to help employees further develop their skills.