Barb Gamey Appointed Vice-Chair of Premier’s Enterprise Team
December 8, 2016 – Premier Brian Pallister announced the appointment of the Premier’s Enterprise Team (PET), an independent advisory panel of entrepreneurs that will provide advice and recommendations for job creation and economic development across Manitoba. Barb Gamey, CEO of Payworks, was announced as vice-chair of this panel by the premier at his inaugural State of the Province address.
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Payworks Joins CDK Global’s Partner Program
November 8, 2016 - CDK Global’s Partner Program provides dealers with choice in an ecosystem of approved applications that can be added quickly and easily be integrated into their data management system (DMS). Payworks has recently joined the Partner Program and can provide dealers with a unique integration to three CDK DMS platforms: Drive, Lightspeed, and IntelliDealer. By importing payroll data directly to a dealer’s system, Payworks’ integration to CDK in Canada will improve reporting accuracy and eliminate errors in account setup.
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United Way Campaign Wrap-Up
September 27, 2016 - We are thrilled to announce that Payworks wrapped up its annual National United Way Campaign on September 26, 2016, with a final investment of $173,161.90 in the communities across Canada in which we live. This number includes the Payworks Winnipeg campaign, Payworks’ regional offices, and the Payworks corporate match of up to $5,000 per employee.
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Happy National Payroll Week!
September 12, 2016 - Payworks is a Gold Sponsor of National Payroll Week (NPW), a week created by the Canadian Payroll Association (CPA) and celebrated by payroll professionals across the country. NPW takes place the week of September 12-17, 2016.
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September 1, 2016 - Payworks recently announced the launch of our new Dashboard functionality. Completely customizable by the user, Dashboards provide a quick visual snapshot of the Payroll, Employee Time Management (ETM), and Human Resources (HR) information that matters most.
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2016 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Golf Tournament Presented by Payworks
August 16, 2016 - The Winnipeg Blue Bombers Golf Tournament is one of the summer’s most anticipated annual events, and in 2016, Payworks is the Title Sponsor. The 2016 tournament takes place on August 29 at Southwood Golf and Country Club in Winnipeg.
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Heritage Park - Jack Carter Charity Golf Classic
August 15, 2016 - The Payworks team is participating in the 12th Annual Heritage Park - Jack Carter Charity Golf Classic at Earl Grey Golf Club in Calgary, Alberta on August 15, 2016. Payworks is a Silver Level Hole Sponsor of this event, the proceeds of which will be used to support the Heritage Park Foundation.
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Results from the Summer Dev Olympics
August 8, 2016 - When it was all said and done, team The Rad Brad and Company took home the newly created, and now coveted, Olympics Cup for winning the 2016 Summer Dev Olympics at Payworks.
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Paying it Forward at Movies in the Park
August 5, 2016 - Look for Payworks volunteers paying it forward in their bright orange t-shirts at Assiniboine Park Conservancy’s Movies in the Park events in August 2016. Volunteers will attend the Movies in the Park events at Assiniboine Park in Winnipeg every Friday evening in August, and will pay it forward by handing out vouchers for free popcorn to the audience while collecting donations for Assiniboine Park Conservancy.
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Introducing Mobile-Optimized Screens for Employee Self Service - Time Management
July 20, 2016 – In July, Payworks launched new Time Off Request and Web Time screens in Employee Self Service (ESS) Employee Time Management (ETM) as part of our mobile-optimization strategy. These two ETM screens were built in a responsive way, such that the screens automatically adjust themselves depending on the device being used. This is the first phase of our strategy to bring the entire ESS-ETM module to a mobile-friendly, easy and fun to use by anyone state.
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Michael Penman Joins Payworks as Vice President, Finance
July 15, 2016 - Michael Penman joined the Payworks leadership team as Vice President, Finance, effective July 11, 2016. Michael will be based out of Payworks’ head office and National Service Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
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Freezin’ for a reason: Payworks participates in the 2016 Ultimate Polar Plunge
June 29, 2016 - Two lucky Payworks Winnipeg employees were sponsored to attend the Ultimate Polar Plunge 2016, a three-day adventure in Churchill, Manitoba. The Ultimate Polar Plunge takes place from June 30 to July 2 and is hosted by the Manitoba Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics Manitoba.
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Top Dog at Paws in Motion on June 26, 2016
June 23, 2016 - The Winnipeg Humane Society will hold its Paws in Motion fundraising event on June 26, 2016 at Assiniboine Park’s Lyric Theatre in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Payworks is a Top Dog Sponsor of this event and will have volunteers on site handing out bright orange flyers (Frisbees), water bottles, and wristbands to participants.
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The 2016 President’s Circle in Victoria, BC
June 21, 2016 - From June 22-25, more than 30 dedicated Payworks staff members from across Canada will join President JP Perron and CEO Barb Gamey in Victoria, British Columbia at the third annual Payworks President’s Circle.
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Countdown to the 2017 Canada Summer Games: One Year To Go Celebration
June 15, 2016 - The 2017 Canada Summer Games Host Society is pleased to announce the entertainment lineup for the 2017 Canada Summer Games Countdown to the Games: One Year To Go event, an evening we are excited to host alongside our sponsor Payworks. This free event will take place 4PM - 9PM on Thursday, July 28, 2016 at The Plaza at The Forks and will feature some of Manitoba’s most celebrated musical talent.
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Paying it Forward at the Canadian Payroll Association Conference and Trade Show
June 14, 2016 - More than 700 payroll specialists from across Canada are expected to attend the Canadian Payroll Association’s 34th Annual Conference and Trade Show: Paying it Forward from June 15-18, 2016 in Calgary, Alberta. This payroll event provides an opportunity for payroll practitioners to connect with top thought leaders in payroll compliance, employment standards, and management.
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Tim Hortons Camp Day 2016 at Payworks
May 30, 2016 - On June 1, 2016, Payworks employees across Canada will show their support for Tim Hortons Camp Day® and the Tim Horton Children’s Foundation by rolling up their sleeves to work behind the counter and participating in other restaurant activities.
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Payworks Sponsors the Vancouver Whitecaps FC Corporate Cup on May 7, 2016
May 5, 2016 - The Payworks team is ready to cheer on Vancouver Whitecaps FC and take part in the Payworks Corporate Cup, a fun post-match 6 vs. 6 co-ed corporate tournament at BC Place on May 7, 2016.
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McHappy Day® 2016 at Payworks
May 3, 2016 - On May 4, 2016, Payworks employees across Canada will show their support for McHappy Day® and Ronald McDonald House Charities® Canada by rolling up their sleeves to work behind the counter and participating in other restaurant activities in Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary, and Maple Ridge.
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Payworks Pay it Forward Day
April 28, 2016 - In November 2015, Payworks added a full day-off for volunteering - Pay-it-Forward Day - to its list of employee benefits, as part of the Payworks philosophy to Pay It Forward - to participate in meaningful ways in the communities where our employees work, live, and raise their families.
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Final Chapter of Payworks Head Office Renovations
April 27, 2016 - The exciting final results of an extensive renovation to the Payworks National Head Office in Winnipeg were revealed to Payworks employees during the week of April 18, 2016, and staff began working out of the area on April 25. The renovations to the lower level of the Payworks Head Office and National Service Centre were the final chapter in the complete redesign of the entire three-floor, 50,000 sq ft. office building, and included a modern gym facility and smart collaboration spaces designed to maximize the team’s creativity.
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Payworks Pays it Forward as Gold Sponsor of CPA Conference
April 18, 2016 - On June 15-18, 2016, Payworks will participate as a Gold Sponsor at the premier payroll event in Canada, the Canadian Payroll Association’s 34th Annual Conference and Trade Show: Paying it Forward.
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5 Information Security Tips for Payroll Professionals
March 31, 2016 - Here’s a guideline for simple, but effective, ways that you can incorporate information security practices into your workplace. The following article was published in the March/April 2016 issue of DIALOGUE magazine, a publication of the Canadian Payroll Association. For more information, please visit payroll.ca.
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Payworks for Mr. Lube®
March 23, 2016 - Payworks and Mr. Lube are pleased to announce a new partnership offering that provides Mr. Lube franchisees with Payworks’ suite of easy to use total workforce management solutions, including online payroll, human resources, and employee time management.
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Payworks Named One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies
March 9, 2016 - Payworks is pleased to announce that it is a 2015 Gold Standard winner of Canada’s Best Managed Companies program. Payworks was a winner of Canada’s Best Managed Companies program in 2012. After three consecutive years of maintaining its Best Managed status, Payworks has demonstrated its commitment to the program and successfully reapplied for the designation as a Gold Standard winner in 2015. The 2015 winners were announced on March 9, 2016.
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Payworks and CDK Global™ Canada Launch New Relationship
February 29, 2016 - Payworks, a leading provider of workforce management solutions, is pleased to announce a new national agreement with CDK Global (Canada) Limited - bringing together the two organizations. CDK Global™ Canada will now offer its clients Payworks’ suite of innovative cloud-based products, including payroll, time and attendance, and human resource solutions, through a seamless integration with CDK Global Canada’s dealer management system.
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Payworks Welcomes Myles Halliday as Vice President, Product Management
February 18, 2016 - Payworks is pleased to announce that Myles Halliday is joining our team as Vice President, Product Management, effective March 7, 2016. Myles will be based out of Payworks’ head office and National Service Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
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Vancouver Whitecaps Score with Payworks
February 10, 2016 - Payworks and Vancouver Whitecaps FC announced that as of January 1, 2016, Payworks has become the Official Workforce Management Software Partner and supplier to Whitecaps FC.
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Introducing Payworks Group Benefits
February 3, 2016 - Canada’s fastest-growing workforce management solutions provider, Payworks, is pleased to announce the launch of Payworks Group Benefits. The fully-insured group insurance product builds on Payworks’ existing suite of Payroll, Human Resource, Time Management and Applicant Tracking solutions by dramatically simplifying the costly and time consuming processes of benefits administration through the creation of the industry’s first real-time integration of payroll and employee benefit platforms.
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Payworks Strengthens Partnership with CFIB
February 1, 2016 - Canadian-owned Payworks is proud to announce it has renewed its partnership with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) to offer CFIB members across Canada exclusive discounted pricing on payroll services. Payworks has been a member of CFIB’s Privilege Programs group of partners since October 2012.
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