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Payworks Named One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for Fifth Straight Year
March 9, 2017 – Payworks was recognized for excellence in business performance with a 2017 Gold Standard winner designation from Canada’s Best Managed Companies program. The Best Managed program recognizes the best-in-class of Canadian-owned and managed companies, demonstrating strategy, capability and commitment to achieve sustainable growth. Payworks has maintained its Best Managed status since first being named a winner of the program in 2012.
Mobile-Optimized Employee Self Service – Timesheets
February 23, 2017 – In February, Payworks will launch our new Timesheet screen in Employee Self Service (ESS) – Time Management as part of our mobile-optimization efforts. Similar to our previously deployed mobile-optimized screens in ESS, the ESS Timesheet was built in a responsive way, meaning the screen automatically adjusts (size and functionality) to the device being used.
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.
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.
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, Time Management (ETM), and Human Resources (HR) information that matters most.
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.
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.
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.
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) 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An overview of overtime
November 30, 2015 - Confusion regarding overtime pay is common across Canada. Unless organizations have prepared a strategic overtime plan that clearly defines overtime pay and have effectively communicated this plan to employees, it is likely many employees don’t understand how to interpret overtime legislation and how it relates to their own positions.
Payworks Launches New Recruitment Tool
July 6, 2015 - Payworks is excited to introduce a new feature to its comprehensive suite of workforce management solutions: Applicant Tracking. Applicant Tracking is a new stress-reducing and time-saving HR tool that helps Payworks clients more effectively manage every part of the recruitment process.
Payworks Named One of Canada's Best Managed Companies
March 10, 2015 - Payworks, a national provider of cloud-based workforce management solutions, is pleased to announce that it has maintained its status as a Requalified member of Canada's Best Managed Companies program in 2014. Payworks won the Best Managed award in 2012 and became a Requalified member in 2013. Requalified members are repeat winners that retain the Best Managed designation for up to two additional years, subject to annual operational and financial review. Payworks' Requalified status for 2014 was announced on March 10, 2015.
Payworks Announces Partnership with Meridian
November 14, 2014 - Payworks, a national provider of cloud based workforce management solutions, has partnered with Meridian, Ontario’s largest credit union, to provide payroll, HR, and employee time and attendance solutions to Meridian Members.
Payworks Announces JP Perron's Move to President: Part of Natural Progression for the Business
November 12, 2014 - Payworks made the internal announcement on October 24, 2014, that JP Perron's move to the role of President at Payworks is a natural progression for the business, while Barb Gamey retains her role as CEO of Payworks. The announcement follows several years of continuous growth, including surpassing Payworks' 10,000th customer milestone in January 2014.
Payworks bullfrogpowers® all of its offices across Canada with clean, pollution-free energy
June 16, 2014 - Payworks is partnering with Bullfrog Power®, Canada's leading green energy provider, to bullfrogpower all Payworks offices across the country with 100% green electricity. Among the first Manitoba-based companies to choose clean, green energy with Bullfrog Power, Payworks is reducing its environmental impact and supporting the growth of green energy projects in Canada.
Payworks is Gold Sponsor of 32nd Annual CPA Conference & Tradeshow
April 4, 2014 - On June 17-20, more than 700 payroll specialists from across the country will gather in Toronto, Ontario at the largest payroll trade show in Canada, the Canadian Payroll Association’s (CPA) 32nd Annual Conference and Tradeshow: PAYROLL 2014 - Navigating Towards Excellence. The Conference and Trade Show is located at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel. The Trade Show takes place on June 18.
For more information, or to register for the CPA conference, please visit the CPA website at www.payroll.ca.
Payworks Requalifies for Best Managed Companies 2013
March 26, 2014 - Payworks is excited to announce that it was a winner of Canada's Best Managed Companies program in 2012 and has Requalified in 2013 to maintain its status as a Best Managed company. Requalified members are repeat winners that retain the Best Managed designation for up to two additional years, subject to annual operational and financial renew.
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Barb Gamey of Payworks Wins Momentum Award at 2012 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards
November 29, 2012 - Barb Gamey, cofounder and President of Canadian-based payroll service provider Payworks, was named by Women of Influence Inc. as the winner in the Momentum Award category for the 2012 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards (CWEA), as announced at the 20th Annual Awards Gala on November 28, 2012. Ms. Gamey was recognized in the RBC Momentum Award category for successfully overcoming obstacles and capitalizing on opportunities to deliver 10% or more growth year over year for more than three years.
Payworks Selected as Regional Finalist for Canada´s Best Managed Companies
November 23, 2012 - Payworks is a finalist of Canada's Best Managed Companies program for 2012. Established in 1993, Canada's Best Managed Companies is the country's leading business awards program, recognizing excellence in Canadian owned and managed companies with revenues over $10 million. Every year, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies compete for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates the calibre of their management abilities and practices. The program is sponsored by Deloitte, CIBC, National Post, Queen's School of Business and MacKay CEO Forums.
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JP Perron appointed as Executive Vice President and General Manager of Payworks
November 15, 2012 - Barb Gamey, President of Payworks, is pleased to announce the appointment of JP Perron to the position of Executive Vice President and General Manager. In this capacity, Mr. Perron will contribute to the continued growth and success of the organization. We welcome Mr. Perron to the Payworks executive team.
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Barb Gamey of Payworks Selected as Finalist for 2012 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards
October 10,2012 - >Barb Gamey, cofounder and President of Canadian-based payroll service provider Payworks, has been named by Women of Influence Inc. as a finalist for the 2012 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards (CWEA) announced on October 4, 2012. Ms. Gamey is being recognized in the RBC Momentum Award category in the western region for successfully overcoming obstacles and capitalizing on opportunities to deliver 10% or more growth year over year for more than three years.
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CFIB teams up with Payworks to assist small businesses with their payroll needs
October 10,2012 - Canadian-owned Payworks is partnering with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) to offer CFIB members across Canada exclusive discounted pricing on payroll services. Payworks is the newest member of CFIB's Privilege Programs group of partners.
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