Women are often drawn to teaching because of the supposed life-work balance. Extreme workloads and inflexible school structures means too many quit early.
Iceland has trialled shorter working hours, but not a four-day week.
To keep our health care providers healthy, we need to help them sleep.
Victoria Police recently won the rights not to be contacted out of work hours. They are not the only employees who need a proper break from work.
Some therapists are calling for a new way to understand human distress.
Flexible arrangements might help women maintain a work-life balance, but can also weaken their position in the labour market and lose them earnings in the long term.
The responsibility should not simply lie with employees who are working even harder.
‘Workaholics’ are driven to work excessively, even despite the negative impact this has on health.
Most Australians working from home were happy to do so before COVID hit, but research has identified several key factors in whether these arrangements are likely to work out well for you.
How can businesses overcome institutional hurdles to transition to a four-day week?
Most of us dislike commuting. But there are ways to make it a more positive experience.
Fertility is higher in Northern Europe than in Southern Europe. To understand, let’s take a look at family policies, equality between women and men and the economic context.
Here’s what the research tells us about what wears us out, what renews us, and how to feel more refreshed in 2021.
The sudden shift to remote work in 2020 has paved the way for a new type of workspace in the future.
While some progress has been made toward gender equality in the research world, the coronavirus pandemic has reminded us that the old models are never far away and can re-emerge.
Changes to working life created by COVID-19 give employers an opportunity to embrace a caregiver-friendly work culture, supporting the millions of Canadians who juggle employment and informal caring.
Parents and managers can work together to plan ahead, avoid returnees feeling excluded and maintain a good work-life balance.
Canadian fathers increased their share of work at home — in housework and in child care — in the early days of the pandemic as work and routines put pressures on the family.
Working from home during lockdown reminded many of us of the benefits of office life. With a bit of imagination we could have the best of both worlds.
Caught between the educational care of children and a considerable amount of full-time work to be done, women managers continue to shoulder a large part of the domestic and parental burden.