The TV show ‘Severance’ has employees separate their work self from their home self completely.
The work-life balance is about more than shutting off devices or abstaining from emails and meetings after 6 p.m.
How employers benefit from paying higher wages.
A long-brewing dispute?
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A regional director of the National Labor Relations Board has issued a complaint over instances of anti-union practices at Starbucks. And that was before the company’s boss threatened to withhold wages.
Recent research has found that CEOs with significant power discourage LGBTQ+ initiatives in the workplace.
Corporations have the responsibility to make workplaces more inclusive and welcoming for LGBTQ+ employees.
The pandemic and the aging population are both partially responsible for the current labour shortage.
With employers struggling to hire enough workers, reliance on automation is becoming more of a necessity than just a source of competitive advantage.
‘He’s a bit stupid but we go wayyyy back.’
Nepotism is not such a bad move, it seems.
Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau leave a media scrum before the release of the federal budget on Parliament Hill, in Ottawa on April 7, 2022.
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For Canadians hoping to emerge from the pandemic with better jobs, a stronger economy and reduced inequality, employee ownership combined with employee participation is a promising way to get there.
Providing support at work can be a cost-effective strategy.
An Instacart worker loads groceries into her car for home delivery. There is a strong argument to be made that gig work is false self-employment, meaning that workers are not actually freelance.
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Feudalism has been replaced by capitalism, and the new villeiny — or neo-villeiny — has emerged to reflect a relationship between a worker and an organization.
Over 50 per cent of working Americans continue to be dissatisfied with their ‘unjust’ incomes. They say it isn’t sufficient to meet their family expenses.
Many Americans regularly report that they don’t make enough to support their families. Status plays a role — while money can’t buy happiness, it can bring status, which can lead to happiness.
The passion paradigm is one cause of what has been dubbed the “Great Resignation.”
The passion paradigm can fuel demands for better, more meaningful work, but this is only possible when it’s accompanied by a strong social safety net.
Six died as a tornado tore through an Amazon fulfillment center in Edwardsville, Illinois.
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The deaths of six Amazon employees at a factory hit by a tornado raises concerns over prohibitions on cellphones for workers.
Today’s workers are rejecting management hierarchies and want more autonomy and teamwork.
Employees are demanding a more human-centric workplace, with space for trust and vulnerability. Management is over. The era of co-creation is underway.
Skilled migrants often face big challenges trying to find work that matches their credentials.
One of the major paradoxes that skilled migrants face is that despite gaining entry into a host country based on their credentials, that doesn’t guarantee success in the local labour market.
Legislation on the right to disconnect sounds promising. But does it really address why workers are putting in so many hours long after their work day should be done?
The right to disconnect can be the catalyst an organization needs to review its workplace policies. But what’s really needed is a cultural shift that gives workers more control over how they work.
Employers are having a harder time recruiting new workers.
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A record share of workers quit their jobs in September. A human resources scholar explains how this is a trend that predates the pandemic.
Environmental, social and governance problems in a company’s supply chain can be hard for investors to track.
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Two supply chain experts see a major flaw in how ratings agencies measure companies’ environmental, social and governance performance.
A matter of trust.
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A new study found that having a trusting manager made employees feel more positively about their work.
Forceful words don’t always result in strong action.
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While surveys have shown a large share of unvaccinated workers threatening to quit over a mandate, the reality is few actually do.
Do you actually need compulsory vaccination at your workplace? And if you do, as a last resort, how do you make mandates fair?