From sick leave to pay transparency – with handwritten sushi jokes in between
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What COVID-19 has taught us about the sick leave gaps
When a young woman working at a Calgary Sephora learned that a close contact had COVID-19, she expected to be sent home from work. This does not happen. Even after catching the virus, the 19-year-old was still not entitled to sickness benefits.
Cost of life9:41Pandemic reveals gaps in Canadian sick leave policies
Your mother was right, it’s important to say “thank you”
As a thank you, Non Koshirae writes and illustrates handwritten notes (with cheesy jokes) for every sushi order at his restaurant. But he’s not just polite.
Cost of life4:55More and more companies are trying the personal touch with handwritten notes
Want to earn more money? Try to talk about it
Being open about our wages is one of the lingering taboos in the work culture. But some advocates say the road to pay equity is pay transparency.
Cost of life8:31Is pay transparency the key to pay equity?
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