Employers reap gains worth $6.03 billion but the cost in employee burnout is significant.
Occupational Health and Safety
NDP MLA introduces private member's bill following tragic death of highways department employee Jim Gallenger.
James Clancy writes to Canadian government as observances are planned to mark the 25th National Day of Mourning for employees killed and injured on the job.
Twenty-five years ago, in 1984, the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) launched what was to become a worldwide remembrance for workers killed on the job.
'Like a gust of fresh wind blowing through the workplaces of Ontario.' - Warren (Smokey) Thomas.
Advocates for safe workplaces have been pushing for more than a decade for legislation that protects workers from harassment and violence. Today, they had some good news.
Massive 2005 survey collected responses from 12,200 nurses across the country.
The Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) in the UK report that four in 10 teachers have faced verbal or physical aggression from a pupil's parents or guardian.
Clarification is important because the internet is now the biggest mode of communication that people have. A 2009 University of Toronto survey of more than 2000 students found 50 per cent had been bullied online.
'The portal itself has many potential users, including personnel involved in developing OHS education and training, JOHS committees, and front-line workers.'