Is it time to cut back on overtime?
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.
German study shows that a multi-pronged approach works best.
Many companies, such as Ben & Jerry’s, Zappos and Nike, allow employees to nap at work.
Progressive organizations recognize that fatigued employees can’t perform at their best. Naps at work can increase alertness and improve performance.
West Coast Eagles forward Liam Ryan copped racist abuse online after the opening round of the AFL season.
Online trolling is a workplace health and safety issue. The AFL must expose and sanction those responsible – anything less would not only be morally debatable, but also legally questionable.
Bringing your lunch and snacks to work could save you $600 to $1,800 a year.
Are you a meticulous lunch planner, or do you decide what's for lunch after those first pangs of hunger strike after midday? If you're in the second camp, it might be time to change.
New research indicates women are much happier when they work with other women, as opposed to men. Here a scene from the set of ‘Ocean’s Eight’ with Cate Blanchett and Rihanna looking happy working together.
Men have defended gender segregation by treating women who cross over into male-dominated occupations with scorn and ridicule.
It’s good for the workers, their employer and the economy to support them to stay in, or return to, paid work.
Australia's complex and awkward system of workplace income support is a barrier to working with an illness or injury.
A total 91 per cent of men surveyed at work sites in northern British Columbia said they were interested in learning about healthy eating.
A new workplace wellness program leverages masculine interests and targets blue-collar men - with success.
While office workers often worry they sit too long while on the job, research suggests standing at work increases the risk of heart disease.
Annoyed you don't have a sit-stand desk? Spare a thought for those workers who have to stand all day: Standing may double the risk of heart disease.
A happier, healthier work life is easy to achieve.
Neil Gorsuch signs the constitutional oath after Chief Justice Roberts administered it in a private ceremony on April 10.
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With Neil Gorsuch's appointment to the high court, conservatives regain their 5-4 majority, which will likely benefit employers over workers.
Construction workers have a wealth of knowledge from their on-site experience.
Research shows if you involve construction workers in safety videos they're likely to improve safety for everyone.
Menstruation can cause unique health challenges, but does that mean we need special sick days?
A British company has just introduced menstrual leave for female employees. But such a policy risks creating a blanket expectation that all women are crippled by their periods.
Several inquiries across the country are looking into the exploitation of foreign workers.
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We already know the solutions to stem the exploitation of migrant workers, and they involve changes at both the employer and government level.
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It turns out that people who've experienced rude behavior from others are "infected" with rudeness and will be rude to the people they interact with next.
Both men and women can benefit from an acceptance of the value of life outside work.
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Is getting work-life balance right for men the answer to workplace gender equality?
Conflating suicide and mental health statistics with FIFO deaths is counterproductive.
Important recommendations made by the WA parliamentary inquiry to protect fly-in fly-out workers have been sadly over-shadowed by shallow reporting.
Now that we have your attention…
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Everyone know it's good to escape to the great outdoors, but new research shows just 40 seconds with some greenery can boost our ability to concentrate.
Stress arises from what we assume others expect of us.
Stress is the physical and emotional response we all experience when faced with demanding situations. Our stress can arise from within when we fear we’re unable to meet our own high expectations. Or it…
What is the optimum gender split for productivity?
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Once commonplace, the phenomenon of all-female or all-male workplaces have largely gone the way of the buggy whip. Many of the benefits of this increased diversity might be difficult to measure and quantify…