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ParaMed Revera Acquisition, the Story behind “The Story”!

This past week Extendicare announced they had entered into an agreement to acquire Revera Home Health, sending a shock wave through the home care sector. This positions ParaMed, the home care arm of Extendicare, to be the largest provider of home care services in the country. 319 more words

Healthcare

Can we Rely on People and Companies to Always Follow the Rules?

A union group is suing American Airlines, claiming supervisors are pressuring mechanics to release planes before they are safe to fly.
Local 591 of the Transport Workers Union says that union officials who raised objections were threatened with termination or even arrest.

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Leadership

19% Increase in Health Insurance Premiums for Government Workers

Some background to the GEHI increase

In the BPSU document released last night – reviewed in my post yesterday – was that among the reasons why the BPSU (and presumably the BTUC as a whole) are… 678 more words

Local Politics

Lunch is Finger Lickin’ Good at the National Weather Service

Does your boss supply you with knives, forks, spoons, plates, cups and napkins when you eat lunch? (Fast food employees may feel free to stop reading now.) 68 more words

Humor

A Thought Experiment in the High Cost of Tenure.

Teacher tenure is one of the most outstanding, but hardly mentioned, benefits offered to teachers. While it varies from state to state, it gives a teacher protection from job loss without “just cause” after a fixed amount of time teaching in a school. 1,325 more words

Education

Democrat/Teacher Split

New York Governor Cuomo recently lambasted the Teachers’ Unions. This is a bit shocking, since he’s a died-in-the-wool Democrat, and not the only one. 349 more words

Education