About 13% of Australian worker are working 50 hours or more a week, putting themselves, and others, at greater risk.
A maximum work week of 38 hours makes scientific sense. Working longer hours is bad for mental and physical health.
Research among Canadians shows employment to be a critical social determinant of health, partly because those who earn higher wages have more access to safe housing, nutritious foods, social services and medical care.
No longer can young people invest in their education and work their way into secure employment. The health impacts of this job insecurity are profound.
High turnover can damage stability which is why keeping talent is so important to organisations.
Far more than eating green vegetables and going to the gym more often, living and working conditions have a big impact on health. Saskatchewan’s new NDP leader is determined to see it reflected in public policy.
It's not all about eating leafy green vegetables and working out: Living and working conditions have a profound impact on our health. So why are politicians avoiding taking action?
Recent deaths within the pornography industry in the US have reignited debates on labour conditions and mental health.
The digital economy has created millions of jobs that involve intense competition, unregulated working conditions and extremely low rates of pay.
Email overload is stressing us out.
The things we think about email, rightly or wrongly, and what light scientific research has to shine on them.
Is Uber’s time up in London?
Why Uber needs to address the values that are embedded in its technological success.
Will these changes really raise wages?
The business models of the gig economy often stand in the way of implementing minimum wages or conditions.
Small acts of deviant behaviour help workers to cope in harsh workplaces.
When workers don't have leave and are in temporary employment, new research suggests they are likely to use small acts of deviant behaviour to find satisfaction in work.
Mike Ashley’s company is in the spotlight.
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Sports Direct is neither the first nor the last company to face a reputation crisis – and it can bounce back.
In the age of the smartphone, it's often hard to switch off after work. Here's how employment law can help.
Fatherhood poster boys.
Why men like David Beckham are the face of modern fatherhood.
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Why the modern role of men as fathers is something we must embrace.
Being a pilot may be an exciting career choice but working conditions aren't always what they're cracked up to be.
Children’s labour entails both benefits and harm that should be assessed at the local level.
A more enlightened approach to child labour would listen to what children say about work, balance work and school, and enhance the flexibility and quality of schooling to cater for working children.
Growing a solution to the growing problem of urban warming.
It’s getting hot in the city, and our overheated cities are only going to get hotter still as more people pile in and development and energy use intensifies. But planting away the problem could be a surprisingly…
Amazon worker wraps someone else’s Christmas present.
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If there’s any time of year that retail companies fear bad press it’s in the run-up to Christmas, so undercover footage revealing gruelling work conditions which was broadcast last week and the ongoing…
Indian migrants on 457 visas are being grossly exploited by employers in Australia and being forced to work long hours…
AusMake pursued Corporate Social Responsibility in a number of technical ways that supported its economic goals.
Recent discussions have explored the ways Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) might work in the interest of business. Countless academic articles have also celebrated the connection between positive…