labour issues

Jul 20, 2012
Photo: TheCulinaryGeek/Flickr

Baskin-Robbins and the Walmartization of ice cream

Armine Yalnizyan
During an unusually hot summer, Baskin-Robbins has decided to shut its production facility in Peterborough, Ont., and lay off 80 workers because of . . . wait for it . . . increased demand!
Mar 30, 2012
Photo: Not Rex

Not Rex: Adios Aveos

Humberto DaSilva
Employees of Aveos were left holding the bag after the company shut down last week.
Mar 29, 2012

Not Rex: Adios Aveos

Vulture Capital firm Ace Aviation Holdings is about to distribute $300 million to its shareholders. But employees of Aveos, a former Ace holding, were left holding the bag.
Feb 3, 2012

Caterpillar: The moth flying too close to the flame

Trish Hennessy
It may have taken flight, but today Caterpillar, the corporation, looks more like a moth that is flying far too close to the flame. Unfortunately, many good people are getting burned in the process.


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