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Having been a counsellor and crisis interventionist, I have supported people who only began dealing with horrible experiences after a trigger in their environment. And far as emotional triggers around sexual abuse go; this election is a doozy.
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In Alberta, many of the oil patch companies have taken full advantage of this right by testing oil workers (and even contractors) for drugs such as cocaine and marijuana on a regular basis. All of this begs the question: why do employers require drug and alcohol testing in the first place?
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TORONTO - A damning report detailing CBC management missteps in stopping alleged inappropriate behaviour by former radio host Jian Ghomeshi reinforces the need for safe work environments and mechanism...
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Today is the National Day of Mourning to remember workers injured, killed or afflicted with an occupational illness while on the job. And if it turns out to be an average day for workplace safety in C...
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In addition to properly enforcing the Westray bill, governments should stop kowtowing to corporations by referring to regulations as if they were four-letter words. Rhetoric espousing that regulations are costly and burdensome to business only serves to downplay further the importance of having government oversight of workplaces to ensure that they are operating in a safe manner.
The Miami Dolphins have suspended Richie Incognito indefinitely. The Dolphins must also be commended for hiring a third party investigator, and pledging full cooperation to him. However, what about knowledge by management that offensive, racist behaviour was on-going and nonetheless allowing it to continue?
DHAKA, Bangladesh - As Bangladesh reels from the deaths of hundreds of garment workers in a building collapse, the refusal of global retailers to pay for strict nationwide factory inspections is bring...
Today, Canadians will observe a National Day of Mourning in memory of workers killed or injured on the job. Canada still has one of the highest rates of workplace deaths in the industrialized world, and one way we can save lives is to take seriously the Westray bill, which is rarely used.
TORONTO - Injured workers occupied constituency offices of six Ontario politicians Wednesday to protest workers' compensation practices they say impoverish labourers with permanent disabilities.The pr...