Labour
March 23, 2009, Toronto — UFCW Canada, the country’s largest private sector union, has added an international profile to its campaign to achieve collective bargaining rights for Ontario’s agriculture workers when on Monday it filed a formal complaint with the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Geneva, Switzerland.
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Loblaw's unusual approach to jobs in tough times

In an economy of cuts and layoffs, Canada's Loblaw has gone another way.
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Study finds that a happy worker is a healthy, cheaper worker
Research carried out in conjunction with the 2009 Best Employers in Canada study has established that highly engaged employees experience better health and overall well-being.
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Nearly half of Canadians will be
working past age 65

According to a new report released by Sun Life Financial, many Canadians now expect to work longer for positive reasons.
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Employees want to help companies go green
Separate surveys in the U.S. and the U.K. reveal that employees want to be able to share more tips and strategies so they can play a role in helping their companies become greener.
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Young workers look for green employers
College graduates have added “green” to the list of factors such as salary, location and benefits in their job search. They are looking for a company where they can not only contribute from day one, but where that company will also represent environmental values and educate employees on these issues. 
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Gardeners risking skin cancer if they don't take precautions
All that weeding and watering, mowing and mulching was once considered a happy way to build a tan. But years of sun exposure can have a terminally dark side. Gardeners are among the most at risk for developing skin cancer.
June 17, 2008 - In the U.S., the retail industry employs more older Americans than any other. Nearly 350,000 men and women 65 or older earn paychecks in the nation's stores. The Courier-Journal.com reports. | READ MORE
June 17, 2008 - In the U.S., the retail industry employs more older Americans than any other. Nearly 350,000 men and women 65 or older earn paychecks in the nation's stores. The Courier-Journal.com reports. | READ MORE
June 16, 2008, Vineland, Ont. — Flowers Canada Ontario is helping host a pair of timely employment programs on Monday, June 23. The sessions will be held in Rittenhouse Hall at the Vineland Resource Centre, near St. Catharines. The sessions are open to ornamental and vegetable growers.
May 29, 2008 Ottawa - For the first time ever, more Canadians are involved in selling products than producing them.
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More employees in retail sector than ever before
A Statistics Canada report released in May reveals that for the first time ever, more Canadians are involved in selling products than producing them. 
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Stress Busting 101
Your busiest season starts now. Gardeners are eager to get plants in the garden and spring can be a stressful time for garden centre operators and employees. Here’s a few tips to help you ease stress and keep staff energy high.
Your busiest season starts now. Gardeners are eager to get plants in the garden and spring can be a stressful time for garden centre operators and employees. Here’s a few tips to help you ease stress and keep staff energy high.
A couple of months ago, I enjoyed playing host to a long-standing ex-colleague from the U.K. (he hates being called an old boss!).

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