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Our Benefits

CARING FOR OUR ASSOCIATES

The Home Depot offers a total value benefits package to all our permanent associates plus their eligible dependents and spouses. With everything from health and financial benefits to paid time off and tuition reimbursement, we’ve got you covered!

HEALTH BENEFITS

WHAT MAKES OUR BENEFITS PACKAGE UNIQUE? GRAB A SNEAK PEAK AT SOME OF THE BENEFITS WE OFFER!

The Home Depot offers a total value benefits package to all our permanent associates plus their eligible dependents and spouses. With everything from health and financial benefits to paid time off and tuition reimbursement, we’ve got you covered!

FULL-TIME HOURLY AND SALARIED ASSOCIATES
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Short-Term and Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Term Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
PART-TIME AND ASSOCIATES OVER THE AGE OF 70
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Term Life Insurance (Optional)
  • Basic Travel Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

MATERNITY & PATERNITY LEAVE

MATERNITY LEAVE TOP-UP PLAN Our plan pays 50% of the difference between Employment Insurance maternity benefits and our associate’s salary for their entire maternity leave up to 52 weeks. Salaried associates require minimum one year of service to qualify.

PATERNITY LEAVE TOP-UP PLAN Our paternity leave top-up plan pays 50% of the difference between Employment Insurance parental benefits and our associate’s salary for their entire parental leave up to 35 weeks. Salaried associates require minimum one year of service to qualify.

ADOPTION FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE To help cover adoption expenses, we provide $5,000 per adopted child for full-time associates and $1,500 per adopted child for part-time associates. Eligibility begins after minimum one year of service for full and part-time associates.

BONUS PLAN

SUCCESS SHARING All eligible associates make extra money based on store sales. The more aggressively your store exceeds its sales goals, the bigger your semi-annual Success Sharing bonus!

MANAGEMENT INCENTIVE PLAN Eligible management associates earn extra money when our semi-annual incentive plan pays out a bonus based on a set of financial and non-financial metrics.

EMPLOYEE STOCK PURCHASE

Purchasing stock through our plan is a great way for associates to build ownership in the Company. Receive an immediate 15% discount off company stock when you buy shares.

TIME OFF BENEFITS

  • Vacation
  • Personal/Sick Days
  • Statutory Holidays
  • Leave of Absence
  • Jury Duty
  • Float Days
  • Compassionate Leave
  • Bereavement Days

TUITION REIMBURSEMENT

To support and encourage our associates who enroll in school to pursue a degree or professional development we reimburse 50% of college, university or technical school fees up to a maximum of $5,000 per year.

RETIREMENT PLANS

DEFERRED PROFIT SHARING PLAN Start planning ahead for retirement with a share in the company’s profits. All associates start accruing 4% of their annual earnings after one year of employment.

REGISTERED RETIREMENT SAVINGS PLAN We help you put aside for your financial future. Our associates can make voluntary contributions through convenient pre-tax payroll deductions and choose from a variety of investment funds.

CARE PROGRAM

A free employee assistance service is available for our associates and immediate family members. The CARE program has professionally trained and qualified counselors ready to help you deal with issues related to work, family or finances.

ORANGE ADVANTAGE

Our associates can take advantage of great discounts on group home and car insurance, computers, hotels and more.

"I have been working at the Home Depot Canada since 1999 and there has never been a day where I do not have fun, this is because I love what I do! I have held a variety of positions since joining the Home Depot such as Cashier, Supervisor, Assistant store manager and now currently Store Manager. The Home Depot is truly a diverse company, that provide many opportunities for growth & success. If you truly have the drive and really want a lasting career, go for it!"

Aqueelah Ashby

Store Manager

Photo of Aqueelah Ashby, Store Manager
The Home Depot Canada is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

CARING FOR OUR ASSOCIATES

The Home Depot offers a total value benefits package to all our permanent associates plus their eligible dependents and spouses. With everything from health and financial benefits to paid time off and tuition reimbursement, we’ve got you covered!

HEALTH BENEFITS

WHAT MAKES OUR BENEFITS PACKAGE UNIQUE? GRAB A SNEAK PEAK AT SOME OF THE BENEFITS WE OFFER!

The Home Depot offers a total value benefits package to all our permanent associates plus their eligible dependents and spouses. With everything from health and financial benefits to paid time off and tuition reimbursement, we’ve got you covered!

FULL-TIME HOURLY AND SALARIED ASSOCIATES
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Short-Term and Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Term Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
PART-TIME AND ASSOCIATES OVER THE AGE OF 70
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Term Life Insurance (Optional)
  • Basic Travel Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

MATERNITY & PATERNITY LEAVE

MATERNITY LEAVE TOP-UP PLAN Our plan pays 50% of the difference between Employment Insurance maternity benefits and our associate’s salary for their entire maternity leave up to 52 weeks. Salaried associates require minimum one year of service to qualify.

PATERNITY LEAVE TOP-UP PLAN Our paternity leave top-up plan pays 50% of the difference between Employment Insurance parental benefits and our associate’s salary for their entire parental leave up to 35 weeks. Salaried associates require minimum one year of service to qualify.

ADOPTION FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE To help cover adoption expenses, we provide $5,000 per adopted child for full-time associates and $1,500 per adopted child for part-time associates. Eligibility begins after minimum one year of service for full and part-time associates.

BONUS PLAN

SUCCESS SHARING All eligible associates make extra money based on store sales. The more aggressively your store exceeds its sales goals, the bigger your semi-annual Success Sharing bonus!

MANAGEMENT INCENTIVE PLAN Eligible management associates earn extra money when our semi-annual incentive plan pays out a bonus based on a set of financial and non-financial metrics.

EMPLOYEE STOCK PURCHASE

Purchasing stock through our plan is a great way for associates to build ownership in the Company. Receive an immediate 15% discount off company stock when you buy shares.

TIME OFF BENEFITS

  • Vacation
  • Personal/Sick Days
  • Statutory Holidays
  • Leave of Absence
  • Jury Duty
  • Float Days
  • Compassionate Leave
  • Bereavement Days

TUITION REIMBURSEMENT

To support and encourage our associates who enroll in school to pursue a degree or professional development we reimburse 50% of college, university or technical school fees up to a maximum of $5,000 per year.

RETIREMENT PLANS

DEFERRED PROFIT SHARING PLAN Start planning ahead for retirement with a share in the company’s profits. All associates start accruing 4% of their annual earnings after one year of employment.

REGISTERED RETIREMENT SAVINGS PLAN We help you put aside for your financial future. Our associates can make voluntary contributions through convenient pre-tax payroll deductions and choose from a variety of investment funds.

CARE PROGRAM

A free employee assistance service is available for our associates and immediate family members. The CARE program has professionally trained and qualified counselors ready to help you deal with issues related to work, family or finances.

ORANGE ADVANTAGE

Our associates can take advantage of great discounts on group home and car insurance, computers, hotels and more.