Kenneth (kensmind) wrote in polloftheday,
Kenneth
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Happy Labour Day

A poll about Labour Day, work, pay and unions.



Poll #1251792 Labour Day

Which of the following jobs have you ever worked in? (Use your own definition for these terms)

Retail
3(4.7%)
Fast food
2(3.1%)
Health care
0(0.0%)
Telemarketing
0(0.0%)
Office work
1(1.6%)
Restaurant
1(1.6%)
Liquor sales (e.g. in a bar, pub, liquor store, beer and wine store, etc.)
0(0.0%)
Security
0(0.0%)
Government
0(0.0%)
Delivery
0(0.0%)
Education
3(4.7%)
Entertainment
0(0.0%)
Construction
0(0.0%)
Media
0(0.0%)
Janitorial
0(0.0%)

How satisfied are you at your present job or jobs?

I'm not employed at present
21(31.3%)
Very satisfied
13(19.4%)
Somewhat satisfied
17(25.4%)
Neither satisfied nor unsatisfied
3(4.5%)
Somewhat unsatisfied
9(13.4%)
Very unsatisfied
3(4.5%)
I have multiple jobs and am satisfied at one or some and unsatisfied at one or some
1(1.5%)

How many (paying) jobs do you have at present?

None
22(32.8%)
One
40(59.7%)
Two
5(7.5%)
Three
0(0.0%)
More than three
0(0.0%)

Concerning your overall remuneration (pay) from your job(s), are you

Very satisfied
12(18.2%)
Somewhat satisfied
17(25.8%)
Neither satisfied nor unsatisfied
5(7.6%)
Somewhat unsatisfied
8(12.1%)
Very unsatisfied
6(9.1%)
I don't earn an income from any employment
18(27.3%)

What about the hours that you work at your job(s)?

I wish I worked more hours
7(10.8%)
I wish I worked less hours
11(16.9%)
I work just the right amount of hours
30(46.2%)
I don't work at a paying job but wish I did
8(12.3%)
I don't work at a paying job and am happy that I don't
9(13.8%)

Do you work shift work and if so do you like it?

I don't work shift work and never have
16(27.1%)
I now work shift work and like it or don't mind it
12(20.3%)
I now work shift work and hate it or don't like it
1(1.7%)
I used to work shift work and liked it or didn't mind it
25(42.4%)
I used to work shift work and hated it or didn't like it
5(8.5%)

If you attended post-secondary education before beginning your principal job, how helpful was that education for your job?

This question doesn't apply to me
31(48.4%)
Very helpful
6(9.4%)
Somewhat helpful
9(14.1%)
Not very helpful
8(12.5%)
Totally useless
10(15.6%)

Do you now or have you ever belonged to a union?

I now belong to one
6(9.2%)
I don't belong to one now, but I have in the past
9(13.8%)
I have never belonged to a union
50(76.9%)

Generally speaking, do you support labour unions?

Yes
41(62.1%)
No
5(7.6%)
I'm not sure
20(30.3%)

What does Labour Day (if it exists where you live) mean to you?

It's a day off work, nothing more
30(48.4%)
It helps me to appreciate the efforts if all who toil at labour intensive jobs
6(9.7%)
It helps me appreciate all that labour unions have achieved
1(1.6%)
It's really meaningless to me
8(12.9%)
It doesn't exist where I live
4(6.5%)
It;s a day for me to work and get paid extra
1(1.6%)
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