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  • Great Place to Work Joins UKG

    The world’s most trusted authority on workplace culture has joined the UKG family to help organizations build better workplaces For All™

  • UKG Ranks #6 on Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® List

    Makes history as first newly merged company on 100 Best!

  • UKG Named Leader in Nucleus HCM Technology Value Matrix

    UKG Leading HCM Solutions Provide More Value Than Any Other Vendor

  • UKG receives Highest Score for North American Midmarket HCM Suite use case in Gartner’s Critical Capabilities

    for Cloud HCM Suites for 1,000+ Employee Enterprises 5th Consecutive Year

  • UKG Named a Leader in 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant

    for Cloud HCM Suites 1,000+ Employee Enterprises 4th Consecutive Year

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    The Equity at Work Council

    The Equity at Work Council is an interdisciplinary group of specialist thought leaders and practitioners working together to understand and develop the science underpinning diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEI&B). The goal of the EWC is to educate employers on evidence-based strategies to achieve more open, inclusive cultures.

    The Workforce Institute

    The Workforce Institute is a think tank that helps organizations drive performance by addressing HCM and workforce management issues that affect both hourly and salaried employees with a unique focus on the frontline workforce.

    Tuesday, May 17, 2022 | TORONTO, CA. UKG today announced a strategic collaboration with Uber for Business, Uber’s enterprise arm, that allows organizations with UKG Dimensions to deliver an attractive reward to people who pick up hard-to-fill shifts: a voucher for a ride with Uber or for a meal delivery with Uber Eats.

    Wednesday, March 16, 2022 | TORONTO, CA. UKG announced today that Pat Wadors will become Chief People Officer (CPO) of UKG on 18 April, 2022. As CPO and a member of the UKG executive team, Wadors will lead the company’s world-class HR organisation, guiding its people-related business strategy as UKG continues to grow its organisation and award-winning culture.

    Monday, March 7, 2022 | TORONTO, CA UKG, a leading global provider of human capital management (HCM), payroll, HR service delivery (HRSD), and workforce management solutions, today announced financial results for the first quarter of Fiscal 2022, ending December 31, 2021.

    Wednesday, March 2, 2022 | TORONTO, CA. City Experiences, a hospitality company that offers water-based experiences, land-based experiences, overnight cruise experiences, and ferry and transportation services around the world, is using UKG Pro to win the war for talent and give its global workforce a shared technology infrastructure.

    Tuesday, February 8, 2022 | TORONTO, CA. The Workforce Institute at UKG today released its annual predictions of the top trends that will impact the global workforce in 2022.

    Tuesday, November 16, 2021 | TORONTO, CA. The UKG InTouch DX timeclock has been enhanced with UKG TouchFree ID, a facial-scan option that helps people feel safer, punch faster, and securely unlock access to scheduling, time-off, and other workplace information through a contactless experience.

    Monday, November 15, 2021 | TORONTO, CA. UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter of Fiscal 2021 and the full year of Fiscal 2021, ending September 30, 2021.

    Monday, November 8, 2021 | TORONTO, CA. Mosaic Primary Care Network (PCN), a group of family doctors and healthcare professionals creating healthier communities in Calgary, is using UKG Pro and UKG Dimensions to automate complex union rules related to scheduling and payroll.

    Wednesday, November 3, 2021 | TORONTO, CA. UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) today announced its 2022 HR Megatrends.

    Thursday, October 7, 2021 | TORONTO, CA. UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) customers worldwide are increasingly benefiting from the UKG Dimensions workforce management suite to transform their people-centric operations.

    Tuesday, September 21, 2021 | TORONTO, CA. Hugo Sarrazin has joined UKG as Chief Product Officer. Sarrazin will be responsible for the overall UKG product direction, strategy, and future roadmap, including user experience, engineering, and cloud operations.

    Wednesday, September 1, 2021 | TORONTO, CA. UKG Inc., a leading global provider of human capital management (HCM) solutions, has acquired Great Place to Work Institute, Inc., the world’s most trusted authority on workplace culture with a mission to help organisations become great workplaces For All™.

    Tuesday, June 22, 2021 | TORONTO, CA.

    As organizations increasingly struggle to retain their current workforce as well as hire fast enough to keep up with consumer demand, global research1 across 11 countries from The Workforce Institute at UKG exposes a troublesome gap between employee voice and employer action that — if left unresolved — can disengage workers, fuel turnover, and hinder business performance.

    Wednesday, June 16, 2021 | TORONTO, CA. UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) today announced an enhanced set of global capabilities spanning its entire suite of HCM, payroll, HR service delivery, and workforce management solutions that empower businesses, HR leaders, and managers to operate with a people-first focus throughout any crisis or disruptive event.

    Monday, June 14, 2021 | TORONTO, CA UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group), a leading global provider of human capital management (HCM), payroll, HR service delivery, and workforce management solutions, announced today that Mosaic Forest Management Corporation, a company engaged in sustainable harvesting on the coast of British Columbia, Canada, is using UKG Pro and UKG Ready to take control of an extraordinarily complicated payroll framework that has over 200 pay-calculation rules within one pay group in Ready.

    Monday, May 3, 2021 | TORONTO, CA. Reaves will lead the company’s global belonging, diversity, and equity efforts, expanding existing initiatives at UKG while working to strengthen a culture built on trust, fairness, and equality so all people can thrive in their careers.

    Thursday, April 15, 2021 | TORONTO, CA. Eclipse Advantage, a leader in workforce solutions serving the supply chain and light induEstrial markets in the U.S. and Canada, is migrating to UKG Dimensions (formerly Workforce Dimensions from Kronos) to deliver a connected, meaningful, and empowering experience for all employees.

    Wednesday, April 14, 2021 | TORONTO, CA. UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) has been recognized by Great Place to Work as the No. 12 Best Workplace in Canada 2021 among the 50 best large and multinational workplaces.

    Tuesday, March 23, 2021 | TORONTO, CA. Governments committed to digitally transforming their organizations are selecting UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) to ensure continuity of people operations while creating more meaningful and connected work experiences.

    Tuesday, March 16, 2021 | TORONTO, CA. Vancouver City Savings Credit Union (Vancity), Canada’s largest community credit union and one of the country’s top employers, is enhancing its employee experience and driving exceptional business outcomes with UKG’s solutions.

    Monday, December 21, 2020 | TORONTO, Canada The Workforce Institute at UKG today released its annual predictions of the top trends that will impact the global workforce in 2021. “2020’s legacy will be one of immense disruption, but following disruption always comes the opportunity to refocus and reinvent,” said Dr. Chris Mullen, Ph.D., SPHR, SHRM-SCP, executive director, The Workforce Institute at UKG. “While the COVID-19 pandemic was unimaginable just a year ago, our 2020 predictions—anchored by themes of wellness, advocacy, and empowerment—now seem serendipitous.

    Tuesday, December 15, 2020 | LOWELL, Mass., and WESTON, Fla. As the world prepares to close the book on the unprecedented events of 2020 and looks ahead to 2021 with renewed hope and optimism, global research from The Workforce Institute at UKG explores the importance of elevating trust to a foundational imperative to create high-performing workplace cultures that better serve customers and their communities.

    Monday, December 7, 2020 | LOWELL, Mass., and WESTON, Fla. Both Kronos Incorporated and Ultimate Software were named to Great Place to Work’s Best Workplaces for Parents list based on separate analysis of each companies’ employee experience before the merger to become UKG. The annual list recognizes organizations going above and beyond in caring for employees with children, especially in supporting working parents during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Monday, December 7, 2020 | LOWELL, Mass., and WESTON, Fla. For the fifth consecutive year, UKG has received the highest ranking in the Gartner 2020 Critical Capabilities for Cloud HCM Suites for 1,000+ Employee Enterprises for North America Midmarket Use Case, one of five use cases evaluated by Gartner.

    Tuesday, September 15, 2020 | LOWELL, Mass. In a sweeping survey of employees and business leaders across 11 nations, The Workforce Institute at UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) found only a fraction of employees (20%) felt their organization met their needs during the initial months of the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Monday, August 24, 2020 | LOWELL, Mass. Kronos Incorporated has once again been named a great place to work in every country where it has a significant employee presence – including three top 10 country rankings – as a result of separate award competitions in various regions worldwide.

    Wednesday, August 5, 2020 | LOWELL, Mass. Organizational safety is paramount amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and transparent communication plays a critical role: A recent survey from Kronos Incorporated conducted by The Harris Poll finds nearly 9 in 10 U.S. employees (86%) believe their employer has an “obligation” to notify employees who may have been in contact with a co-worker who tested positive for COVID-19 — a sentiment shared by a majority of U.S. employees currently going into work (89%) and working from home due to the pandemic (86%).

    Monday, June 22, 2020 | LOWELL, Mass. The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated today announced the appointment of Chris Mullen as the new executive director, succeeding founder Joyce Maroney, who will retire at the end of June.

    Tuesday, April 28, 2020 | LOWELL, Mass. Kronos Incorporated today introduced an automated reporting capability for employee contact tracing that will be available for Workforce Dimensions, Kronos Workforce Central, Kronos Workforce Ready, and Kronos iSeries Central customers globally at no additional charge.

    Wednesday, April 1, 2020 | LOWELL, Mass. and WESTON, Fla. Kronos Incorporated and Ultimate Software have completed their planned merger as announced on Feb. 20, creating the world’s most innovative human capital management (HCM) and workforce management company to help organizations across all industries manage their people more effectively with an unparalleled combination of cloud solutions.

    Wednesday, March 11, 2020 | LOWELL, Mass. Kronos Incorporated has earned its best-ever ranking from Fortune and Great Place to Work® as one of the 30 Best Workplaces in Technology across large U.S. employers. Additionally, in two separate award competitions, Kronos was named a Best Workplace for Inclusion in Canada for the third consecutive year and among America’s Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes.

    Tuesday, March 10, 2020 | LOWELL, Mass. Kronos Incorporated has received a “Gartner Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’ Cloud Human Capital Management (HCM) Suites for 1,000+ Employee Enterprises” distinction as reviewed by verified users.

    Thursday, March 5, 2020 | LOWELL, Mass. Innovative integrations and continuous feature enhancements to Workforce Dimensions – including the new Work application – empower manufacturers to increase operational agility by leveraging the cloud-native, artificial intelligence-powered workforce management suite to drive intelligent decision making and deliver a differentiated employee experience.

    Thursday, February 20, 2020 | LOWELL, Mass. Kronos Incorporated and Ultimate Software today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement creating the world’s most innovative human capital management (HCM) and workforce management company.

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