Intergenerational Diversity

  • Thursday, May 26 2016
    The Canadian Labour Congress is incredibly proud to be hosting the first-ever national Young Workers' Summit. Video of RHJR2I3Ezhc This summit will bring together young workers, youth activists, and allies to build young workers’ power to address the changing nature of work, empower young and new leadership in workplaces and unions, and lay the framework for a renewed and growing labour movement. Precarious work. Income inequality. Climate change. We are at a pivotal point in time where these phrases have...
  • Thursday, Jan 28 2016
    January 28, 201 6 (Sault Ste. Marie, ON) – Today the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions published a report which calls for a new approach to health human resources (HHR) planning in order to safeguard the quality of care for patients and families. Bridging the Generational Divide: Nurses United in Providing Quality Patient Care provides stark evidence of the effects of ‘boom to bust’ models of nursing, with health human resource planning changing with every shift in the political landscape...
  • Thursday, May 12 2011
    This initiative builds on CFNU’s research by helping individual nurses, staff groups, and leaders to reflect, act upon, and move toward resolving some of the challenges posed by intergenerational diversity in the workplace. It will offer points to ponder and strategies to consider. Hopefully it will inspire in each of you the courage to change and to create a new way of being that can lead to intergenerational harmony.
  • Friday, Jun 12 2009
    June 12, 2009 - (Vancouver) - The presence of four generations in a unionized nursing workplace can lead to misunderstandings and competing priorities at work and at the bargaining table, states a new report prepared for the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions. From Textbooks to Texting: Addressing Intergenerational Diversity in the Nursing Workplace identifies key intergenerational differences among nurses and makes suggestions for unions and employers to bridge generational gulfs in the workplace. “Each generation has different values, motives and...
  • Monday, Jun 1 2009
    Generational diversity is not new. What is new is finding nurses from four distinct age groups working side by side. These four generations, Veterans, Baby Boomers, Generation X and Millennials, approach the workplace with different values, attitudes, work habits and expectations, which can lead to intergenerational conflict.
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