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  • PTSD JUST FOR ME

    This Working Life

    ‘Poster boy’ for PTSD denies care to fellow officers
    Debbie Carleton

    DET. CONST. DEBBIE CARLETON'S JOB RUINED HER HEALTH. But getting the care any injured worker is entitled to is not easy. She has filed a complaint with the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission to get it.

  • BONUS POINTS

    The Ways We Win

    Football players score big in battle with team owners

    kneeling

    BOSSES ZERO. WORKERS THREE. That’s not how the running battle between players in the National Football League (NFL) and team owners gets reported— but that’s more like the truth of it.

  • SEX REPEAL

    This Working Life

    Restaurant workers forced to be ‘sexy’ to get jobs
    WAITRESS

    YOU WON’T SEE SEX OFFERED ON RESTAURANT MENUS. But it’s there. Restaurant workers hate it. Bosses demand it. Customers like it. And there is no law against it. Yet.

  • BIG MAC SMACKED

    Worker wins more than $100,000 from McDonald’s over unfair firing

    Esther Brake, a longtime McDonalds manager in Ottawa

    Esther Brake, a longtime McDonalds manager in Ottawa, won a $100k judgement in her wrongful dismissal case against the fast food giant.  Julie Oliver / Postmedia 

    ESTHER BRAKE IS LOVIN’ IT. McDonald’s not so much.

    The fast food giant will have to pay Esther $100,000 by an order of the Supreme Court of Ontario made on May 23, 2017. 

  • OUT GUNNED

    RCMP on trial for exposing  officers to death on the job

    Constable Douglas James Larche, 40, Constable Dave Joseph Ross, 32, and Constable Fabrice Georges Gevaudan, 45, were shot and killed on the job in Moncton, N.B., on June 4, 2014

    Constable Douglas James Larche, 40, Constable Dave Joseph Ross, 32, and Constable Fabrice Georges Gevaudan, 45, were shot and killed on the job in Moncton, N.B., on June 4, 2014

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