The Canadian Progressive: Tension, merger pains to intensify at Ontario child welfare agency: CUPE

By Canadian Union of Public Employees  (CUPE) | Jan. 30, 2013: Tension and merger pains tied to amalgamating two area child welfare agencies will intensify next week unless labour turmoil is avoided this weekend, warn front line workers at Family and Children’s Services of Lanark, Leeds and Grenville in Ontario. Determined to strengthen programs while servicing ...

Trashy's World: Apple and Chinese factories – does anyone care?

Here is a very interesting article on working conditions inside Chinese factories where Apple products are assembled. … but I wonder how many people would actually change their purchasing patterns if they knew about this. People are lazy and only concerned about first world issues, aren’t they? And, hell, not even first world issues, most ...