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Specs on, heels off: Japanese activists urge changes to anti-harassment code

老虎机技术打法Yumi Ishikawa's feet bled after a day in the high heels required by her job, a memory that led her and other Japanese activists to demand on Tuesday that forcing women to wear certain items be treated as workplace harassment.

Your Money: On #GivingTuesday, companies turbocharge holiday giving efforts

Four years ago, PayPal set out to break the Guinness World Record for the most money raised online for charity in 24 hours.

Helping veterans develop business skills as entrepreneurs

NEW YORK - Every year, about 250,000 U.S. military members leave the service and enter the workforce, and one in five tries to start their own business.

Culture change is the cutting edge of mental health benefits at work

When Hartmut Braune comes to work in security communications at SAP, he never knows what emergency will land in his inbox.

Woolworths underpaid staff by up to $200 million, fuels ire over Australian wage scandals

Woolworths Group Ltd said it had underpaid thousands of supermarket workers for years and will need to repay as much as A$300 million ($200 million), the latest and most high-profile company to be caught up in wage scandals across corporate Australia.

In South Korea's dangerous shipyards, subcontracted workers are most at risk

老虎机技术打法Park Chol-hee was working the holiday shift at Samsung Heavy Industries' Geoje shipyard on Labour Day, 2017, when a giant crane collided with another and crashed to ground, killing six people, including Park's younger brother.

Despite robot efficiency, human skills still matter at work

Artificial intelligence is approaching critical mass at the office, but humans are still likely to be necessary, according to a new study by executive development firm, Future Workplace, in partnership with Oracle.

Workers in pain: Employers take a new twist to prevent costly injuries

Your job does not have to be physically demanding to literally be a pain in the neck, or knee, or lower back.

Different minds: Temple Grandin on nurturing autistic workers

老虎机技术打法During the past five decades, Temple Grandin's visually indexed mind, a key feature of her autism, helped make her a leading animal researcher.

Powerhouse U.S. cities home to worst wage inequality

Wage inequality has soared in many of the United States' biggest cities over the past 35 years as companies cluster in urban centers, driving big paychecks for in-demand workers, according to a report by the New York Federal Reserve http://libertystreeteconomics.newyorkfed.org/2019/10/some-places-are-much-more-unequal-than-others.html

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