Do men get the same level of scrutiny as women? There are 7.8 billion inhabitants on Earth and women are the majority. Yet each day brings a new fight, big or small, to the daily agenda. Women have always had to fight a little bit harder than their male counterparts to achieve equality when it comes to wages, perceptions, advantages, opportunities, etc. We've been fighting this fight for hundreds of years. But the recent ousting of one of the most recognized faces in
What causes incivility and how to mitigate it Each workplace has its own dynamics that foster healthy interpersonal relationships and encourage respect. This contributes to a vibrant setting where people want to work. However, shifting viewpoints and continued disrespectful behaviour can dampen an otherwise welcoming environment into one laced with negativity. Referred to as incivility, these actions may be more noticeably recognized by some employees over others.
Economic downturns create workplace misconduct If you haven't been to a gas station lately to fill up your vehicle, consider yourself one of the lucky ones. For those of us needing to fill up our vehicles, it's definitely hitting us harder in the wallet. Have you noticed how much quicker the dollar amount gauge moves when pumping gas (and how little is actually going in). Let's not talk about the price of avocadoes either. My favourite fruit has become a little too expensive.
June 23rd is World Whistleblower Day June 23rd is World Whistleblower Day. There are many whistleblowers in history who stood up about misconduct and spoke up to tell their stories. They did this because they knew it was the right thing to do, even if it wasn't easy. In a recent EthicsStat statistic , which highlights why employees don't speak up about wrongdoing, most employees believe that no corrective actions would be taken on their behalf.
No matter the industry or level of security you have, your organization is vulnerable to cybersecurity threats. Employee negligence, human error, and malicious attacks can result in severe consequences for a business and are difficult to plan for. Cybersecurity threats also can come in many forms, such as data breaches, denial of service attacks, and phishing scams.
The mining industry is rife with safety issues, creating a considerable cause for concern for both workers and mining companies alike. With awareness, regular safety training and the right safety precautions in place, mining can become a relatively safe industry. As companies across Canada work to abolish safety issues in the mining industry, there's still plenty of room for improvement.