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Postal union issues strike notices to Canada Post, could walk off job Monday

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OTTAWA — The Canadian Union of Postal Workers says it has given strike notice to Canada Post that workers could walk off the job as early as next week. The union representing 50,000 Canada Post employees says rotating strikes will begin Monday if agreements aren’t reached with the Urban Postal Operations and Rural and Suburban Mail Carriers bargaining units. It says it’s pushing for improved job security, an end to forced overtime, and better health and safety measures. Locations of the rotating strikes have yet to be determined. The possibilityRead More


CEO gives his car to employee who walked 20 miles to work

CEO gives his car to employee who walked 20 miles to work

The Alabama man was ready to start his first day at a new job but his car broke down. source todays world news – CEO gives his car to employee who walked 20 miles to work #worldnews #breakingnews #music #headlinenews USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/usatoday-NewsTopStories” limit=”20″] USA News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rss.cnn.com/rss/cnn_us.rss” limit=”20″] ABC NEWS Headlines [su_feed url=”http://feeds.abcnews.com/abcnews/usheadlines” limit=”20″]


Moncton job fair attracts talent from abroad

Moncton job fair attracts talent from abroad

People are coming from around the world for a chance to work in Moncton. A job fair aimed at boosting immigration drew hundreds of people to the Avenir Centre on Friday. Filling these vacancies can mean millions of dollars to the city, and, since 51 per cent of Moncton’s population growth is coming from immigration, it’s a trend the city hopes to continue. Job fairs, like the one held on Friday, are aimed at attracting top international talent and retaining the ones who may already be here attending post-secondary institutions.Read More


Health news | Job strain could be harming your heart

The researchers define “high-strain jobs” as those that are “psychologically demanding” but give job-holders little control “over the work situation.” Examples include bus driving, nursing, and working on assembly lines. Previous studies have linked work stress to coronary heart disease, but whether there is also a link to atrial fibrillation (A-fib) is less clear. According to first study author Eleanor I. Fransson, who is an associate professor of epidemiology at Jönköping University in Sweden, A-fib “is a common condition with serious consequences and therefore it is of major public healthRead More