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In Ontario, elementary teachers plan for strike action. The walkouts are in protest of Bill 115, which gives the government the power to stop strikes and impose collective bargaining agreements on teachers. Strikes occur when employees and management do not agree on the terms of employment. There are major advantages and disadvantages of strikes: The […]

Performance Appraisals and End of Year Bonuses

It’s that time of year where many organizations determine an employee’s year end bonus. Performance appraisals have become a popular method of assessing employees in organizations since 1957, when “Douglas McGregor proposed that performance appraisals be used for feedback and developing employees “(Reda, 2010 page 8). The following are the challenges and benefits of performance […]