ITS LIKE ROAD RAGE WITHOUT THE CARS. Retail workers are now targets of customer anger verging on rage. “We had the occasional mean and picky customer before Covid-19,” says Shannon Ferris, “but now it’s a million times worse.”
HEROES DON’T DESERVE A PAY CUT. But they got one anyway. All our big grocery chains recently clawed back the $2-an-hour “hero pay” they had given their workers in the early days of the corona pandemic.
IT’S THE LAST LIST ANYONE WANTS TO TOP. It’s a list of jobs ranked by the risk of getting the coronavirus, from the most risky to the least. The Alberta Federation of Labour (AFL) created the list as part of a campaign to promote COVID-19 awareness and caution among workers as they go back to work.
“TRUDEAU’S A DAY LATE AND A DOLLAR SHORT AGAIN,” SAYS ANN KUZYK. “What we need are millions of N95 masks and the jobs making them. What we don't need is more political grandstanding and a PR stunt from GM.”