Jean-Nicolas Reyt

New federal union contract is an historic advance in for workers’ rights

Published: 25 May 2023

The potential for office work to be performed remotely has been evident since the advent of email and the web, but for decades, most employers allowed only very limited remote work. The pandemic...

McGill Desautels undergrads take 2nd at Baylor University’s Negotiation Competition

Published: 23 May 2023

McGill Desautels undergraduate students Aaron Anandji (BCom’25) and Zacharie Faucillion (BCom’23), Co-Executive Directors of McGill Ventures, took second place at Baylor University’s Hankamer...

Hybrid work arrangements give employees the flexibility they need, but leverage benefits of in-person interaction

Published: 17 May 2023

One of the biggest names in tech thinks the move to fully remote work is a big mistake. According to Sam Altman, the CEO of OpenAI, everyone needs to be together to create a cohesive and productive...

Case-by-case evaluation of remote work vulnerable to managerial discretion

Published: 11 May 2023

Office workers adopted remote work on a massive scale during the pandemic, and many of them only want to return to the office on a limited basis. This was a major issue in the spring 2023 strike by...

Majority of companies in 4-day work week study make shorter week permanent

Published: 7 March 2023

The results are in, and the four-day work week isn’t only good for workers – companies like it too. In a six-month UK study, 61 employers trialed a 4-day work week that asked employees to perform...

Employee monitoring software could alienate remote workers

Published: 2 November 2022

Remote work promised office workers more freedom and flexibility, but digital surveillance tools are already eroding that. Some employers use digital surveillance tools that monitor employees’...

The four-day work week can reduce turnover, reduce recruiting requirements

Published: 6 October 2022

About a year ago, Poche et Fils conducted a trial of the four-day work week that has since become permanent. Employees at the Montreal-based clothing companies receive the same pay as when they...

When wages don’t keep pace with inflation, companies risk losing their top performers

Published: 11 August 2022

It is no secret that inflation has sent costs soaring, but wages are going up too. In a recent survey of US small businesses, more than two-thirds said they had increased the wages of their...

Celebrating excellence in teaching at Desautels

Published: 10 June 2022

Across programs and subject areas, the Desautels Faculty of Management recognizes the vital role that teaching plays in enriching the student experience and in inspiring the next generation of...


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