Training, conferences and conventions – Participation fees
Given the COVID-19 pandemic, for the 1st trimester of 2020, it is possible that some of these training events have been reported or canceled.
Total staff travel expenses are all transportation, accommodation and meal expenses incurred by Hydro-Québec in periods during which employees are traveling for work purposes.
- This is a list of expenses recorded by Hydro-Québec during the quarter for training activities, conferences and conventions attended by staff as part of their duties.
- Some of these training events involve workplace health and safety obligations, whereas others are advanced training for certain groups of specialized employees. Many professionals must complete a certain number of hours of mandatory continuing education related to their duties.
- This training helps preserve and renew the expertise and skill sets deemed essential for both management roles and specialized and/or contract positions.
- Many employees need to take English classes in order to ensure efficient communication with stakeholders from neighboring systems and with English-speaking customers.
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