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Lawsuit Claims Meijer Failed To Provide Worker A Safe Place To Pump Breast Milk

For a nursing mother, it can be quite a challenge to find somewhere private to pump breast milk when you aren’t actively feeding your baby. But although a federal law requires employers to provide such a safe spot for workers, one former employee of grocery chain Meijer claims in a lawsuit that there was no such place for her to express breast milk while she was at work, which she says ultimately led to her losing her job. 460 more words

Microsoft Apologizes For Trying To Be Cool With Email Inviting “Bae” Interns For “Dranks”

There is perhaps nothing so cringeworthy as someone who is most definitely *not* cool trying to talk to the younger crowd in their own language. Microsoft is apologizing for such an effort after hitting a spectacularly uncool note this week in an email to its interns, calling them “bae” and inviting them to have a “lots of dranks” on a Monday night at a company event. 186 more words

Is It Really A Teambuilding Event?

Your manager tells you that you need to hold a team building event to encourage staff to work together and support the common goals of your unit.  314 more words

Workplace Issues

Workplace Burnout Is Not Worth It

Since the horror I experienced working in mining, which left me mentally burnt out and physically drained to the point of being a shell, and the fact I was not mute about the crap I was going through (cowering in the face of bullies will never be an option for me), I have had a lot of people contact me regarding similar issues they are going through in their workplaces. 858 more words

Employee Rights

Relinquishing Control To Staff

Relinquishing control to your staff can be a challenging feat if you are an old school control freak type of manager that feels only you have the brain cells necessary to make decisions.  476 more words

Workplace Issues

Caring for YOU Campaign!

RCM campaign for healthy workplaces delivering high quality care

The Royal College of Midwives’ Caring for You Campaign aims to improve RCM members’ health, safety and wellbeing at work so they are able to provide high quality maternity care for women and their families. 875 more words

Branch News

The feeling of being ignored...Why ostracism is dangerous ?

I would always tell people ‘Punch me on my face if I ever hurt you, but don’t ignore me’.

Because the wound from physical injuries will heal with time. 697 more words