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Safety in the Movies Television: Downton Abbey Style

By Angela Unsworth

I’m a big fan of period pieces and can spend hours watching them. When I realized the fourth season of Downton Abbey was up on Netflix, well…all my plans for the week disappeared amid a flurry of binge watching. 316 more words

Safety Blog

Stagehands' youth movement pays off with organizing win at Varsity Theater

After an organizing drive fueled by young activists and backed by the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, workers at the Varsity Theater in Dinkytown have a union. 498 more words

Organizing

SME businesses less likely to employ young people

SMALL and medium sized employers (SMEs) are much less likely to employ young people, with only 58 per cent reporting that they currently do, compared to 93 per cent of large organisations, according to new research by the CIPD.

The full report is here.

Human Resources

Ageism at Work

“Millennials” is the colloquial word that Boomers and Gen X‘ers use, but they mean the very tail end of the Millennials and the first wave of Generation Z. 1,203 more words

Scott McPherson

Workplace Safety News Roundup

Keeping track of new OSHA regulations and taking advantage of supplemental safety training and reading materials makes a big difference in the success of the programs you implement in your workplace. 362 more words

Safety & Security Solutions

The Question!

Years ago, I found myself in a unique position that, for me, redefined the ‘approach-avoidance’ phenomenon. I had a tremendous drive to move forward on something that I knew was critically important and at the same time, caution lights were going off all around me. 338 more words

Insightful

Young construction workers at risk

Ensuring all new workers are familiar with health and safety arrangements on your construction site is critical, but young workers in particular require special treatment. 380 more words

Consultation