Last week I got a call that left me feeling angry. A young sheet metal worker from Hamilton, Ontario had seen our school presentation in previous years and had found us on our website at Mysafework.com. He was asking for our advice about a difficult issue he is facing in his workplace. He told me:
Where did all of the entry level jobs go?…
Vocational teachers and students are asking this question as they prepare for the future workplace this year. Is it an impossible task to find safe jobs and apprenticeships for students who are physically, emotionally or mentally handicapped?
This is a guest blog post by Heather Angus-Lee, managing editor of MySafeWork.com and an avid reader who likes to connect the dots between ideas, issues and people in the world.
I am halfway through reading the memoir, Confessions of a Sociopath: Hiding in Plain Sight by M.E. Thomas, who runs the blog…