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Summer's end

It’s been a long summer.

For someone who doesn’t have a full-time job, I’ve been staying very busy.  Between my kids and grandkids, my mother, my boyfriend, and a couple of part-time jobs, I think I’m busier now than when I was a part of the normal workforce. 412 more words


A look at job satisfaction in north Iowa

KANAWHA, Iowa – Nationwide, workers took a much needed break on Monday, but come Tuesday morning, it’ll be back to the grind.

For some, heading back to the office isn’t the worst thing in the world, but for others it’s the last thing they want to do. 205 more words


Labour movement redefining role as face of Canada's workforce changes

Labour Day celebrations across Canada this year come at a time when organized labour is in the midst of redefining its role in the workforce as a decline in the manufacturing industry and the rise of contract and part-time workers has challenged its traditional focus. 430 more words


My Museum Favourite: The Argillite Pipe

With over 5 million works of art, artefacts and specimens within our collections, how exactly do you go about choosing a favourite? This was the challenge faced by staff and volunteers across the museums and Botanic Garden when they were invited to provide a personal response to their favourite specimens or objects. 362 more words


Labor Day Salute - II

This Labor Day we salute the construction workers who build our country! From the iron-workers who build our cities to the railway workers who maintain our transportation infrastructure these men and women work under difficult conditions and in all types of weather to keep America moving forward. 139 more words


Generations at war? Rethinking this debate

While we might not feel we are at war with our generational colleagues we have successfully segregated the ages into stereotypical categories and some argue that these differences and the demographic changes we face might give rise to scuffles … … 567 more words