Disturbed sleep can worsen depressive symptoms of health care workers whose jobs come with high levels of emotional labor and work-family conflict.
The future of our health system depends on recruiting and retaining passionate and highly skilled health-care workers. It’s essential to build work environments where they feel supported and safe.
Two years of pandemic have put a severe strain on the mental health of America’s workers. Employers with a plan in place will be best equipped to help them cope.
To get more workers to be active, public health messaging must recognize the important role employers can play in creating the conditions for workers to focus on exercise.
Routine collection of work information from people testing positive for COVID-19 from the start of the pandemic would have enabled better understanding of the role of workplaces in transmission.
Victoria’s OHS regulator has fined the state’s health department for failing to keep hotel quarantine workers safe from COVID. This serves as a warning for all employers, ahead of the nation opening.
The NBA has largely managed to keep COVID-19 under control. Its success offers four important lessons for organizations on how to return employees to the workplace during and after COVID-19.
Working from home changes your relationship with your workplace, but not the obligations you and your employer owe each other.
Americans tend to work even when they’re sick, in part because of a lack of paid sick leave.
Growing alarms over a ‘rudeness epidemic’ make it seem like incivility in the workplace is on the rise. The data suggest otherwise.
A new study shows that stress, fatigue, and even feelings of injustice are felt more strongly by those who have been suffering from chronic pain for three or more months.
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 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.
Progressive organizations recognize that fatigued employees can’t perform at their best. Naps at work can increase alertness and improve performance.
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.
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.
Men have defended gender segregation by treating women who cross over into male-dominated occupations with scorn and ridicule.
Australia’s complex and awkward system of workplace income support is a barrier to working with an illness or injury.
A new workplace wellness program leverages masculine interests and targets blue-collar men - with success.