A friend recently mentioned that his workplace was implementing a warm-up/stretching requirement at the beginning of shift. It appeared that the program was being met with some raised eyebrows and even some verbal resistance from employees. The workplace was one of physical labour and so, once you get past the novelty of the idea, common sense suggests this may be a good idea.
Clear Path recently challenged what could be considered a precedent-setting decision from the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) that would have put certain employers at a serious disadvantage.
Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk deal with the importance of carefully crafting employment agreement; an employer's offensive, distasteful and inappropriate' motivational presentation; and, OHS worker fatality.