The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated social and economic inequality for women. Women have lost ground in the workforce and have been slower to return to work than men.
It’s important that employers and employees understand sympathy, empathy and compassion, and consider these emotions’ roles in both job performance and employee relations.
Frustration about unsettled bargaining that predates the pandemic could get channelled into pronounced resistance from educational workers during the coming months.
A recent study about hiring practices sheds light on why some jobs change between when a decision is made to hire someone, and the actual hiring process itself.
Contrary to popular belief, boards of directors are not the ones who establish whistleblowing procedures. Instead, boards depend on their management teams to implement them.
Two new studies highlight the importance of social connection in the workplace and illustrate why working from home may not be the optimal workplace arrangement.
Contrary to anti-work narratives in the news media, a survey of employees in the United States and Canada has found that most employees like their bosses.
It’s clear the current workplace health and safety framework isn’t stopping people from getting bullied. It’s time to treat bullying as a public health issue and address the problem more effectively.
Canada is facing a critical shortage of skilled tradespeople, only doomed to get worse with retirement rates. Our only hope is to attract more workers before it’s too late.
Turns out, job insecurity doesn’t really improve employee performance. What it does do is cause staff to check out and create a potentially unsafe environment.
High unemployment rates are among South Africa’s biggest challenges. Three of the president’s advisors talk through what is needed to change the status quo.
Managers can play a key role in helping refugee employees thrive in their new workplaces, instead of robbing them of their autonomy.
Recognizing and accrediting students’ prior learning and competencies is one way universities can tweak business-as-usual approaches.
Hot rooftops and a looming skills shortage – these are just a few challenges faced by crucial yet undervalued air-conditioning repair people.
If the labour movement can organize and mobilize working people in B.C. and Canada, the change could be significant.
With a recession seeming imminent, many Canadians are rightfully concerned about the state of their finances. Here are some ways you can be prepared for one.
Artificial intelligence can generate text much quicker and cheaper than professional human writers. Soon, AI will have the capacity to produce text that is indistinguishable from a human writer.
Instead of a guaranteed fixed income, a universal job guarantee policy provides jobs — and wages — to people who aren’t able to find work on their own.
Four of Labor’s reform pledges are linked to the urgent issue of democratic reform
Digital platform work is often seen to suit workers’ skills, interests and schedules. But it comes at a cost to their economic security and control over the work process.