TAKE THIS JOB AND SHOVE IT are not just the lyrics to a Johnny Paycheck country music song any more. It’s a message more and more workers are delivering to their bosses these days. The bosses are worried. And they should be.
TAKING IT TO THE STREETS has a whole new meaning in the Downtown Eastside (DTES) of Vancouver these days. Teams of dedicated health care professionals are out in the streets taking the COVID-19 vaccine to the most vulnerable in the city. The results are impressive.
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.”