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Trust and Confidence at the Workplace

My colleague at York, Professor Sabrina Deutsch-Salamon, recently published an article based on her research that found employees who feel their employers trust them are better performers.  This is interesting…

Happy Mothers’ Day

A study by Salary.com pegs the value of work performed by stay at home moms (and dads, I would presume, though dads weren’t included in the study) at around US $…

The Severance Pay “Loophole” Issue

Howard Hampton, leader of the Ontario N.D.P. party introduced a private members bill today that would amend the Employment Standards Act to broaden the scope of employers required to pay…

News Flash: Timbit Theft Case Has Happy Ending

Blaming an “overreaction” by the Store Manager, Tim Horton’s has rehired the woman who had the nerve to give a 16 cent timbit donut to an infant child.  I’m sure…

Sex and the Weather Channel

Thanks to Workplace Prof Blog for this story about a nasty weather channel anchor who apparently believed his female co-hosts were there for his amusement.   What is the responsibility  of a…

Dough Brain?

This story describes how a Tim Horton’s employee, who is also a single mother, was fired for giving a 16 cent timbit to an infant.   The story doesn’t say whether…