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Research Shows Employers Need to Focus on Ways to Make the Generations Happy at Work
Cheryl Cran, CSP - Expert on Generations and Leadership
Generations at work are showing increased job dissatisfaction, employers need to be focused on keeping the generations happy at work. The biggest threat to companies over the next decade will be the e...
VIP: Very Inventive Procrastinator
Colette Robicheau -- Organizing Consultant and Coach
Many of us think we have conquered procrastination and have become efficient workers. This may be true for some of us, but when it comes to procrastination we may have just become a little more creat...

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The Blue-Collar Hellscape of the Startup Industry
Tvetten, Julianne
In These Times
The tactics and work environments at tech companies, including Amazon, show a disregard for the fundamental health, safety and humanity of low-tier workers, demonstrating what laissez-faire startup-st...
Connexions Library: Economy, Poverty, Work Focus
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on the economy and economics.
Connexions Library: Work Focus Page
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on work.
Forced to Love the Grind
Passion is the new workplace requirement - and one that should be resisted
Tokumitsu, Miya
In this world, legendary figures are the ones who remain in the office for one hundred hours straight, working through their children's musical recitals and 104-degree fevers. The idea is that workers...
Goodbye Welfare, Hello Workfare
Clark, Warren
The New Internationalist
The world’s richest countries are coercing their citizens to ‘donate’ their labour to big businesses and other organizations in return for welfare payments.
Hard work, high pay in tar sands "hell"
Wood, Linda Solomon
Vancouver Observer
One man's life in the tar sands, as told to a stranger in a conversation on a plane.
Labour camp
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
A labour camp is a simplified detention facility where inmates are forced to engage in penal labor. Labour camps have many common aspects with slavery and with prisons.
Oil Sands Workers Don't Cry
Dembicki, Geoff
The Tyee
Toughing it out in the cold, isolated, male world of mobile workers in Alberta's oil patch.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - September 10, 2015
Labour Day issue
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Rickwood, Darien Yawching (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Labour Day issue, with articles examining the relentless pressure put on workers to work ever longer hours, at the cost of their health and family life; anti-worker legislation, Zapatista popular educ...
Quotes about Labour and Unions
Red Menace #2
Volume 2, Number 1 - Summer 1977
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Libertarian Socialist Collective
A Libertarian Socialist Newsletter
Work Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to work in the Sources directory for the media.
Workshop Talks: Reclaim our labor
Htun, Lin
News and Letters Committees
Lin discusses the precarious conditions under which healthcare labourers work.

Sources Bookshelf

Connexions Annual 1994
A Sourcebook of Social and Environmental Alternatives
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Simultaneously a reference book and an introduction to the world of social and environmental alternatives. The bulk of the Annual is devoted to listings of grassroots groups. It also contains a series...
Social Determinants of Health
Canadian Perspectives
Raphael, Dennis (ed.)
The social determinants of health are summarized and analyzed by over 30 medical and social academics.
Traces of Magma
An Annotated Bibliography of Left Literature
Knight, Rolf
An annotated bibliography of left wing novels which deal with the lives of working people during the twentieth century.


Abilities Magazine
Articles and resources providing information, inspiration and opportunities for people with disabilities, their families, friends, and professionals.
Good Work News
A forum for issues related to unemployment and poverty, updates on community tools projects, updates for the Alternative Work Catalogue, perspective on simple living, environmentalism and producerism.
Labour, Capital and Society
An interdisciplinary, bilingual, refereed journal on labour issues concerning the regions of Africa, Asia, Latin America, Caribbean and Middle East.
A bilingual journal holding no rigid position on the definition of labour. The editorial board hopes to foster imaginative approaches to both teaching and research in labour studies through an open ex...
Le Monde Ouvrier
For leaders and members of FTQ and its affiliated unions.
OHS Canada
For occupational health and safety managers and related professionals in business, industry, and government.
Our Times
Canada's independent labour magazine. A pro-union labour magazine dedicated to publishing stories about workers' rights and social justice.
Canada's first national career and entrepreneurship magazine and webzine for 18-29 year olds.
The national career and entrepreneurship magazine and webzine for 19-29 year olds.
Workplace News
For human resource and employment professionals.

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