and Best In Class
Total Rewards

Our Approach

P&G’s Total Rewards package is competitive with the finest global and local companies in the markets where we operate. We benchmark with the very best companies in markets where we compete for business or talent, and with whom we share a similar rewards philosophy. We pay competitively and for impact as part of our commitment to attracting and retaining the very best people. 

On top of this, it is important that our employees have access to meaningful and affordable benefits  that are designed to support them as they grow in their life and career. From supporting your financial wellness with benefits like a Pension and the International Stock Ownership Plan, to generous time away from work policies, and leading-edge health and wellness benefits, we have your back from Day 1. 

Investment In You

Training & Support

At P&G, we’re committed to individual career development and will help you plan out a highly personalized career path. We give you the opportunity to work on winning brands, and offer unparalleled leadership training and development programs that will set your career off on the right foot and help you grow into a future P&G leader. We’ll provide you with tools to grow, upskill, and reskill throughout your entire career at P&G.

The New & Experienced Hire Network will pair you up with a "Buddy" to support your transition from Day 1.  Plus, our Mentorship Network is available to help you find the right mentor based on your interests, goals and aspirations.

Employee Education Plan

The Company encourages employees to acquire knowledge and skills in fields that can be directly associated with the individual’s career development and job requirements.  Towards this end, the Company has provided a plan for refund of 100% tuition, registration and laboratory fees (up to $5000 per fiscal year) to an employee who successfully completes approved courses. All permanent employees with at least six months of continuous full-time employment with the Company are eligible to participate in this program.

Wealth Creation

P&G is your partner in helping create long-term wealth through retirement contributions

Through the P&G Pension Plan (eligibility after 1 year of continuous service) employees receive Company contributions to their retirement plan.  The Company’s contribution increases every 5 years up to a maximum of 7% of an employee’s base salary.   The plan allows for an additional voluntary contribution by the employee of 1-2% which is matched by P&G.

Build for the future through the voluntary group savings plan

New hires can contribute to P&G Group Savings Plans – RRSP, Spousal RRSP, TFSA, NRSP (non-registered) and P&G shares via ISOP to save for retirement as soon as they start via payroll deductions or through Excess Choice Benefit Credits.
After 1 year of continuous service, new hires are enrolled in a Defined Contribution Pension Plan. 

ISOP: International Stock Ownership Plan

The International Stock Ownership Plan (ISOP) allows employees to buy P&G stock through automatic payroll deduction (1% to 20% of base pay) with a company match of 50% on your first 1-5% of Basic Deposits.  You are eligible for ISOP at date of hire.

Wellbeing/Work Life Balance

Support during moments that matter

Our Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP) gives you and your family easy access to confidential, free assistance a wide scope of personal or workplace challenges 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. This includes free, confidential sessions with a counselor available in many languages upon request.  Services can be virtual or in-person in accordance with your instructions.  They offer resources on a range of issues such as work, sleep, family life, finance, legal issues, nutrition, mental health, eldercare, retirement and relationships.
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Telemedicine: 24/7 access to general practitioners

Telemedicine gives you and your eligible dependents virtual access to a doctor or mental health professional in minutes 24X7 via our secure web portal or mobile application.  Many medical issues can be safely treated virtually including cold and flu symptoms, common infections, chronic conditions, skin concerns, and much more.  Advice, treatment and diagnosis is available by text, audio and/or video.  All prescriptions, requisitions, referrals and medical notes are available in your personal virtual record.

Mental health and life stages support

Apart from our EFAP program, the Power of Minds network promotes employee mental health initiatives and runs sessions for new hires 2/year to share stories, tips and resources to support your mental health.   The Power of Minds Champions are a group of employees there to listen and speak to in confidence and to suggest resources.   

We also have many employee support groups such as Expecting Parents group and Caregiver support group as well as our Affinity Networks (see FAQs for more details) to help you throughout your career and at various life stages.

Time Away

Corporate holidays

At P&G Canada, there are 13 designated holidays (corporate holidays + discretionary days) where employees receive paid time off.  The split between holidays and discretionary days will vary by province and by location.

The 10 corporate recognized holidays are:
  • New Year's Day
  • Family Day
  • Good Friday
  • Victoria Day
  • Canada Day
  • Civic Holiday (All ex Québec)
  • Labour Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day
  • Boxing Day
We provide an increasing amount of vacation days as a key element of our recognition for your time and commitment.

Vacation days

Vacation days are pro-rated based on your starting month of hire by calendar quarter of start in the 1st year.  (15 vacation days at entry level increase to 20 days at year 5)

There are no limitations as to when you can start taking vacation.  You are required to align your days off with your manager for business coverage needs.

Please note that these benefits might vary at manufacturing locations.

Starting Month of Hire
3 Weeks (15 working days) Vacation Allotment
4 Weeks (20 working days) Vacation Allotment
January - March (100%)1520
April - June (75%)11.515
July - September (50%)7.510
October - December (25%)45

*Option to purchase additional vacation during Annual Benefit Enrollment (May-June) for the next calendar year.

New hire

Full Years of Service
On or Before 12/31 of
Calendar Year
Regular Vacation Days
based on Years of
0 - 43 weeks (15 days)
5 - 144 weeks (20 days)
15 - 245 weeks (25 days)
25+6 weeks (30 days)

Experienced or Re-Hire

Experienced Hires with sufficient relevant external experience
Starting Vacation with P&G

5 - 94 weeks (20 days)4 weeks (20 days) at year 5
5 weeks (25 days) at year 10
6 weeks (30 days) at year 20
10 - 144 weeks (20 days)5 weeks (25 days) at year 5
6 weeks (30 days) at year 15
15 +5 weeks (25 days)5 weeks (25 days) at year 10

Discretionary Days

Discretionary days are paid days off for reasons of personal importance such as moving & religious holidays provided in addition to vacation days.
The split between holidays and discretionary days will vary by province and by location.

The below are discretionary days based on provinces where 3 discretionary days are provided (such as Ontario) based on start date:

  • Before April 1st - 3 days
  • April 1 to June 30 - 2 days
  • July 1 to September 30 - 1 day
  • October 1 to December 31 - 0 days

Paid parental leave allows you to disconnect during one of life’s most important moments

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Employees with responsibility for a child’s upbringing can take time off as per provincial guidelines through a combination of paid and unpaid leave time.  Leave is available no matter how you grow your family.  Your benefits are covered throughout your leave.

P&G provides a Supplemental Benefit Payment Inclusive of EI Benefits as follows:
  • Pregnancy Leave: 8 weeks at 100% base pay inclusive of EI benefits
  • Parental Leave: 8 weeks at 100% base pay inclusive of EI benefits
  • Adoption Leave & Allowance: 8 weeks at 100% base pay inclusive of EI benefits plus Adoption allowance of $5000 CAD/child with adoptions completed on or after January 1, 2022

Bonus Pay

Get rewarded for your contribution to growing the business 

The Short-Term Achievement Reward (STAR) is P&G’s annual bonus program. Your STAR reward is a variable portion of your annual pay, whose target is a percentage of base salary, based on your Band level (see below). Payout each year is determined by Business Unit performance and Total Company performance.


Band 1 or above for at least one month in the fiscal year.  P&G’s fiscal year is July 1 – June 30.

The STAR Target is a % Base Salary, based on your Band level:

Band Level
STAR Target (% of Base Salary)

Benefits Overview

P&G Benefits at a Glance

Download our Benefits at a Glance document to get detailed information about our individual benefits programs, which include:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental plan
  • Vision plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability 
  • Savings Plans 
  • Flexible benefit plans
  • Vacation buy
  • Optional Accident Insurance
  • Optional Critical Illness Insurance