A new French study shows people who regularly work ten-hour days have a 29% greater risk of having a stroke than their peers. Long hours also affect your relationships, sleep and mental health.
UK emissions are around 23% lower on a holiday compared to a working day.
Flexible working is seen as a solution to the gender pay gap but cultural norms are getting in the way.
Increased work effort not only predicts poor well-being, it may be bad for your career.
The things we think about email, rightly or wrongly, and what light scientific research has to shine on them.
Workers are more productive than ever and earning the same amount. So shouldn't they be working less?
A common theme from science fiction is a vision of a world where humans do less work and machines do more. Why have we not yet reached that point?
Policymakers can get more for their money when planing incentives for mothers to work.
It’s time to update the old agenda of the 19th century: less working time and more money for all, in the form of shorter work days and a universal basic income.
Greens leader Richard Di Natale is calling for a reimagining of the way Australians approach work.
Australia's labour market does a relatively good job of accommodating the preferences of the majority of workers. But that's not to say there's no-one who wouldn't prefer to work more – or less.
Having a job plays an important role in our overall happiness – yet research also shows most of us are unhappy while we're at work.
Sweden's switch to a six-hour working day is doing it the world of good.
There are other ways to make savings that don't ride rough shod over firefighters' contracts.
As life gets faster and working hours get longer, it's tempting to think the Sandman is paying us ever shorter visits.
Employees in countries with shorter working hours report more work-family conflict – what's going on?