N.S. bike shop says paying living wage has helped the business – Halifax

N.S. bike shop says paying living wage has helped the business – Halifax

A Nova Scotia bicycle shop says paying employees a living wage has helped the business. Cyclesmith in Halifax made the move in September 2021. The shop has 31 full-time staff members and they make at least $23.50 per hour, according to owner Andrew Feenstra. Read more: NS workers ‘running in place’ as wages fail to … Read more

Canada-based Freshii Hires Call Center Virtual Workers

Canada-based Freshii Hires Call Center Virtual Workers

A Freshii location in Toronto, Canada in 2019. The Toronto Star has reported several screen-based cashier systems around the area. photo: Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket (Getty Images) If you didn’t think automation could get any more soul-crushing, a Canada-based health-food company is testing out if it can replace cashier workers with foreign call center employees, allowing … Read more