Supporting a Diverse and Inclusive Workplace
We understand a culture of inclusion, where diversity and differences of thought and perspective are respected, creates a better and more productive working environment for our employees and contractors. Husky supports a workplace that is free of harassment, where individuals are treated with dignity and respect.
The Diversity and Respectful Workplace Council provides local representation in all areas of our operations and organizes employee events to increase awareness and understanding. Education and mandatory training programs are in place to increase employee knowledge and encourage a respectful work environment.
We have developed Indigenous Awareness Training for our employees, to help them better understand historical implications and how we work with Indigenous communities today. This program is being rolled out in 2018.
Our employee resource groups assist with career and personal goals, as well as with corporate and community objectives. These include the Women’s Leadership Network, (which has chapters in Calgary and St. John’s), the Indigenous Community Sharing Circle, the Asian Network, and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Ally Network.
Our Employment Equity Plan is designed to ensure appropriate representation of women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples and persons with disabilities in our workforce, while eliminating barriers to employment and advancement. We are working to increase our representation in all four categories.
Husky is committed to supporting and promoting the protection of human rights at all of our operations and throughout our sphere of influence. Perceived impacts can be reported through our Ethics Help Line.
We adhere to the United Nations‘ Universal Declaration of Human Rights and applicable human rights laws in the jurisdictions where we operate.
Freedom of Association
We respect an employee‘s right to freedom of association and to negotiate through relevant representative bodies.
We contribute to the physical and emotional health of our employees and their families through a fully-funded, comprehensive benefits package that includes 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 encouraged 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.
An annual personalized Total Rewards Statement gives employees a complete picture of how they are benefitting from, and can maximize, their rewards programs.
Health and Wellness
We are invested in the health and wellness of our employees and their families. Along with a comprehensive benefits package, employees, retirees and their dependents are able to access online resources and counselling services through our Employee and Family Assistance Program. These include solutions for better work-life balance, career counselling and health coaching.
We are working to reduce the stigma associated with mental health issues and assist employees with accessing services more quickly. Employees have access to The Working Mind program, developed by the Mental Health Commission of Canada, which is designed to address and promote mental health in the workplace.
Additional health and wellness information is provided through the myHealth website, including resources, programs and upcoming events.
Should an employee have a medical-related absence, we provide an integrated disability management program with a focus on early intervention. The employee and their supervisor, along with health practitioners and human resources, work together to facilitate a safe and productive return, once it is recommended.
Husky offers training, mentoring and professional development programs and resources to our employees. Qualified candidates are eligible for tuition reimbursement and a subsidized master‘s degree program.