Working 95-hour weeks are the result of a culture that has melded two obsessions: top employers and gratifying the self.
On International Women's Day, universities should resolve to lead the way in reshaping workplace rituals, rules and routines to advance gender equality and ensure safe workplaces.
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.
Public relations is a form of manipulation, used to shift public opinion. It is expressly designed to benefit the organization wielding it, something we'd be wise to remember during the pandemic.
The outsourcing of domestic work contributes to the race, class and gender stereotypes of domestic work. It has neither elevated the status nor improved the working conditions of domestic workers.
The Victorian government was using a sector known for its non-compliance with minimum labour standards for an important public safety job. That decision has come back to bite it.
Now that the pandemic has made migrant workers visible in Canada, as well as the true value of the work they do, it's time to dramatically improve their working conditions.
Humans have an innate affinity with nature. Embracing this in your home while locked down may improve your productivity and health.
The food we eat and the products we use should not contribute to human misery. While companies hold some blame, so do consumers who avoid dealing with the consequences of their purchasing decisions.
A maximum work week of 38 hours makes scientific sense. Working longer hours is bad for mental and physical health.
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.
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.
The things we think about email, rightly or wrongly, and what light scientific research has to shine on them.
Why Uber needs to address the values that are embedded in its technological success.
The business models of the gig economy often stand in the way of implementing minimum wages or conditions.
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.
Sports Direct is neither the first nor the last company to face a reputation crisis – and it can bounce back.