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.
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.
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.
Hardship will be more pronounced in the capital.
Several groups are going to be disproportionately affected when the £70 billion scheme comes to an end.
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.
A man heads past a clothing store where mannequins sport face masks in Halifax. Retail workers, long-term care workers and teachers say the media has failed to reflect their pandemic experiences.
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In post-pandemic Canada, the media will play a big role in shaping public understanding of labour conditions. A future of work that is safe and equitable requires the voices of workers.
Companies need to make sure every voice is heard.
Some workers aren’t that excited about a return to the office.
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A divide is growing between workers and management over the return to the office and other issues.
‘Look less bored, this is your final warning.’
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Companies are using myriad ways to check up on employees at home, from keylogger software to webcam monitoring.
Universities and other employers are encouraging workers to get vaccinated by doing it on site.
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Can companies legally require workers to get vaccinated? Employers have gotten so good at finding ways to get employees to comply with their policies that it may not matter.
The coronavirus has imposed difficulties on vulnerable workers.
Ghana’s early lockdown strategy impacted an already vulnerable working class.
It may seem like a lot, but it’s not the most important change in the bill.
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The federal minimum wage’s purchasing power has rarely been lower since it created in 1938 as part of the New Deal.
People who feel their work is a calling have more resilience against the negative effects of overwork and stress, but this comes at a cost.
As the climate changes and heatwaves become more frequent and severe, it’s vital we do more to understand who is most vulnerable and how we can reduce their risk.
The man on the right wearing the Trump hat was identified by his badge as an employee of Navistar Direct Marketing, which fired him.
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The vast majority of US workers are deemed “at will,” which means they can be fired at any time, without notice, and for any reason.
In this November 2019 photo, Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, stands beside her husband at a Remembrance Day ceremony. She’s among high-profile women to go public with her miscarriage.
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Employees who have suffered a miscarriage or stillbirth are more likely to quit their jobs and suffer from impaired work performance. Pregnancy loss is not just a personal issue, but a workplace issue.
Workers need a map to lead them through the crisis.
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Although the end of the pandemic may be in sight, the costs of working remotely are growing. It’s time companies had a plan – even if they aren’t returning to the office any time soon.
The number of people on zero-hours contracts has increased during the pandemic, but they don’t seem to figure in the chancellor’s recovery plans.
Canada’s tech sector, in particular, is in need of highly skilled tech workers if it’s to maintain momentum.
To ensure foreign workers continue to view Canada as a place to live and work, the government must find a way to keep borders open to all workers essential to the post-pandemic economic recovery.
Amy Coney Barrett has issued mixed rulings when it comes to workers.
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Barrett has written 15 opinions in cases involving employment law that offer a window into her nuanced approach to disputes between workers and employers.