September 18 2020 - Work presenteeism has been identified as the number one employee issue because of its negative
impact on a workforce, and the degree of improvement seen after employee assistance program (EAP) counselling.
October 6 2019 - There is growing concern over burned-out, stressed-out workforces with research last year
indicating that almost a third of Canadian physicians reported high levels of burnout.
September 10 2013 - The OHS field is vast and to effectively manage the risk within organizations,
you need the expertise on board to do it! In this article we will be reviewing the OHS program administration requirements.
August 8 2013 - The simple fact is that, in many organizations, Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) has become a Human
Resources (HR) responsibility. In an era where corporate social responsibility has grown to come to include health and safety, how can HR fulfill
its role in building an effective OH&S system?
March 1 2013 - Having control over one's work schedule and job autonomy are associated with lower levels of job pressure.
However, having more control of one's work can also have negative consequences.
May 22 2006 - Exposure to lung irritants early in a young employee's career
may result in increased lung problems in later years, according to a
study presented at the American Thoracic Society International Conference.
August 9 2005 - The Province of New Brunswick has approved a new three and
a half year compensation schedule for salaried physicians through the Medical Pay Plan,
following consultations with the New Brunswick Medical Society. The new agreement covers the period from Oct. 1, 2004, to March 31, 2008.
January 27 2003 - Staff shortages and an ever-increasing workload
are putting patients at risk in Ontario hospitals, according to a survey
commissioned by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union.
January 3 2002 - Occupational health and safety programs and policies are now mandatory in workplaces under provincial jurisdiction in
Newfoundland and Labrador.
January 3 2002 - Grade 11 students from 13 schools are participating in a pilot project for a new
course in workplace health and safety. The half-credit course focuses on how to
identify and avoid hazards in the workplace. The course is intended to teach young Nova Scotians their rights
and responsibilities under the Nova Scotia Occupational Health
and Safety Act.
May 11 2001 -
100 delegates, representing more than 2200 PEI members of the Canadian Union of Public
Employees (CUPE) voted overwhelmingly against 'unsafe and unhealthy' workload levels
at the annual convention of CUPE PEI.
April 12 2001 -
Members of United Steelworkers from Northern Ontario have lobbied Minister of
Labour Chris Stockwell in an effort to get action to reduce
the occupational disease epidemic affecting miners.