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Edmonton worker buried under gravel, seriously injured

EDMONTON — A worker was sent to hospital in serious condition after being buried under a pile of gravel in northeast Edmonton.

Police were called around 10:45 p.m. 46 more words


Inspectors will no more remain Inspectors, but become facilitators

Editorial: Facilitating labour; The Financial Express | April 17, 2015; http://www.financialexpress.com/article/fe-columnist/editorial-facilitating-labour/64366/
It is good that the government has proposed to replace the word ‘inspector’ with the term ‘facilitator’ in its proposed labour legislation—the draft Labour Code on Wages Bill of 2015 is supposed to replace the Minimum Wages Act of 1948, the Payment of Wages Act of 1936, the Payment of Bonus Act of 1965 and the Equal Remuneration Act of 1976. 347 more words

Campaigns On Labour Rights

The #1 Most Important Reason touse a Standing Desk

When it comes to using standing desks, it offers numerous benefits, both for your health and your ergonomic working postures. Historically we have become slaves to our office chairs and computers. 433 more words

Occupational Health And Safety

Nail salons expose workers to toxic chemicals

US salons will employ more than 100,000 workers by 2022

When New York City Public Advocate Letitia James, JD, announced that her office was releasing a report on nail salons last year, it was anything but a frivolous task. 777 more words

Indoor Air Quality

Workplace bullying: exploring an emerging framework

Work Employment & Society March 6, 2015;  doi: 10.1177/0950017014563105

To date, emphasis within the literature on workplace bullying has been on gathering empirical data with a focus on individual acts, actors (targets and perpetrators) and consequences. 120 more words

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