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No More "It's None of My Business" in the Workplace

The violence began within the first week of Sandra’s marriage, when her husband pressed his hands against her mouth and nose, attempting to smother her. After this incident, he became violent almost nightly, often for no apparent reason.

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Breaking Through Barriers

Discrimination of Self Expression: Tattoos, Piercings, and Hair Styles in the Workplace

My generation heard it countless times from church officials, teachers, parents, and other supposed figures of authority: “You shouldn’t get tattoo or piercings, and you shouldn’t dye or cut your hair in an odd fashion because you won’t be taken seriously and you’ll never get a good job. 953 more words


Would You Say That To A Man?

“I’m not going to apply for the job because I want you to get it.”

I was at the beginning of my career and a promotion opened up in my division at work and I planned to apply for it. 1,096 more words


CUPE 3903 and the Failure of Top-Down Mobilization

As many of you may know, CUPE 3903, the union representing Teaching Assistants, Graduate Assistants, and Contract Faculty at York University (a union of which I am a member) recently concluded a successful strike. 4,479 more words

Labour History

Q&A: Am I Going to be Fired?

Q&A: Am I Going to be Fired?

Q: I’m not sure what to do. We took over a dept at work,were barely trained, but I thought I was ok as my evaluations were positive. 911 more words

Workplace Practices

Can people with alopecia work normal jobs?

One of the members of our Alopecia Philippines support group on Facebook recently posted this question. She is graduating soon, and like most graduates will be embarking on the job application process, which of course involves an interview. 978 more words

Sound Spirit

Follow Through Credibility

You may be the most credible professional in the world, but if you promise to call me at a given date and time and then miss the appointment without even a peep as to why, you have lost a significant amount of credibility with me. 334 more words

Workplace Issues