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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

T-Mobile Illegally Restricted Employees' Right To Discuss Workplace Issues, Join Unions

A long-standing dispute between T-Mobile and an communication workers union came to an end Wednesday, with the wireless company on the losing side. 228 more words

6 Ways Life Is Better When You Work an Alternate Schedule

I am an advocate for more flexible work arrangements in which people have more control over where and when they accomplish their work. These arrangements benefit employers through reduced turnover and absenteeism, as well as higher employee engagement and productivity. 314 more words

Workplace Issues

Redundancy can create long-lasting trust issues

Losing your job can create such deep scars in your self-esteem that it can take you 10 years to be able to trust people again. Not even a new job can heal the wound or help you regain a sense of self, according to… 203 more words