Working conditions

Work conditions

At the Fonds de solidarité FTQ, we offer attractive work conditions and have the welfare and development of our employees at heart.

The various elements related to the work conditions of the Fonds régionaux de solidarité FTQ, Fonds locaux de solidarité FTQ and Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ may differ from those at the Fonds’ head office. Please contact these organizations for more information.

Work-life balance

At the Fonds de solidarité FTQ, we believe flexibility is essential as it allows employees to strike a balance between work, family and personal life. 

To this end, we offer: 

  • Flexible, adapted schedules;
  • A time bank for annual vacations and floating holidays;
  • Unpaid and self-funded leaves;
  • Generous family leaves (maternity, paternity, adoption, parental).
Benefits plan

The Fonds offers a highly competitive benefits package that includes:  

  • A comprehensive life insurance, health, dental and disability plan;
  • A set number of Fonds shares that can be registered in an RRSP;
  • Four weeks vacation after one year of service;
  • An annual bank of seven sick days and three floating days that can be cashed out;
  • A defined benefit pension plan.

We offer a highly competitive remuneration package based on the job requirements, its responsibilities and the incumbent’s experience.

Work environment


Recognition Program  

The Recognition Program was created to acknowledge the contribution of employees who have been with the Fonds de solidarité FTQ for more than five years and to recognize their continued efforts and desire to make the Fonds a key economic player in Québec. 

Coup de chapeau  

Coup de chapeau is a regular feature that highlights important employee achievements. 

Têtes d’affiche  

Employees who stand out for their participation in community activities, volunteer work or involvement in professional associations are featured in a Têtes d'affiche article on our intranet.

Personal and professional benefits


Human resources development  

We encourage our employees to hone their skills by offering professional development programs relevant to their field of expertise. 

Under our HR development policy, we will financially support your educational pursuits for any of the following reasons: 

  • to move up in the organization;
  • to increase your knowledge;
  • to continue your studies;
  • to improve your skills. 

We also reimburse our employees for any membership dues associated with their profession. 

Advancement opportunities  

The Fonds de solidarité FTQ encourages its employees to aim high and fulfill their career aspirations. And because we have to think about tomorrow, we make sure our employees are multi-skilled. 

Employee development and succession planning  

At the Fonds de solidarité FTQ, employee development and succession planning are top priorities. 

To ensure that our shareholders and business partners continue to receive excellent service, we have set up an employee development and succession planning program that allows us to: 

  • clearly define our employee development and training strategies;
  • forge ties with educational institutions to maximize recruitment opportunities;
  • make the requisite adjustments to our work organization to ensure that all key and mission-critical positions are always filled with the right people.
Health and wellness

The Fonds de solidarité FTQ has implemented various initiatives to promote employee health and wellness. 

  • Employee Assistance Program: Counselling, crisis intervention and management, legal and financial assistance, substance dependence counselling. 
  • Preferential membership rates for access to an on-site gym facility, including kinesiology services
  • Corporate agreements with various health clubs.