Queen’s far from Canada’s “best employer” – The Queen’s Journal

“Last week, Queen’s was cited as Canada’s best employer by Forbes magazine. This assessment may ring true for some workers at Queen’s, however for many others it sounds like a Beaverton headline.

While Queen’s may provide stable and dignified work for some, many others are still personally experiencing the alarming state of precarious work in Ontario. This is work which is low-wage, insecure and lacking in basic benefits like paid sick days.

…[W]e need to face facts: precarious employment is a major issue in Ontario, and Queen’s is a part of the problem.” Leslie Jamieson, PSAC 901
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