The Workplace Wellness Fund (WWF) was jointly created by Unions at CBC/Radio-Canada and the Corporation to provide financial support for employee initiatives that improve general well-being: physical, psychological, social, financial or otherwise.
Typically, such an event might be a group social at a venue with a guest speaker. In this time of social distancing it could be a virtual get-together for meditation, fitness, a group webinar or workshop.
The Workplace Wellness Fund would cover expenses from $200 to $1,000, so long as the event is fully inclusive respecting CBC/Radio-Canada’s diversity and inclusion principles. There is also a requirement to fill out a post-event response form to help gauge the success of the initiative.
Disbursements from the WWF will be based on decisions made by the WWF sub-committee, which includes one CMG representative, one French union representative, one APS representative, and one representative from CBC/Radio-Canada management.
-Must be inclusive and open to all employees, regardless of diverse background, language and affiliation;
-Must be accessible and mindful of employees with a disability;
-Should promote a healthy lifestyle (social, sport, well-being, educational, spiritual);
-Should be an initiative for which participation is voluntary;
-Expected to improve employees’ well-being;
-Must be in accordance with CBC/Radio-Canada policies;
-Applications for funding amounts of less than $200 will not be considered;
-Applications for funding amounts of more than $1,000 will be considered; however, if approved, the maximum amount of funding will be $1,000.
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