Execs find the best way to promote efficiency is to minimize online distractions.
In remarkable moves, Apple and its major supplier Foxconn recently gave into public demands for better treatment of the workers who assemble electronic gadgets in China. Read More
Two garbage workers in British Columbia say they were fired because they complained publicly about a surveillance camera being installed in their truck.Read More
Read the transcript from a live conversation with Senior Editor Ed Frauenheim about today's "Work-More Economy," in which job demands have risen. Are firms going too far, hurting themselves and workers? The live chat took place on Thursday, March 8, 2012, at 1 p.m. ET.Read More
Within the week, I read two headlines with strikingly similar themes. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission approved the construction of the first two U.S. nuclear power plants in 30 years. Second, Roger Boisjoly's death was announced. Read More
Norway's chief workplace ombudsman Bjorn Erik Thon told a media outlet that one firm required employees to wear a red bracelet during their menstrual cycles to indicate the need for more restroom visits.Read More
Filed Jan. 31 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, the suit accuses Mavis Discount Tire and its allied companies of violating Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. Read More
HR may lead discussions about which health benefits programs to invest in, but finance is playing a larger role in the final decisions on where those dollars will be spent.
Hey edgy executives: Take a deep breath and stop hopping from one priority to another.Read More
To celebrate Workforce Management's 90th anniversary, we're running a series of articles looking at important workforce-related issues with a then-and-now theme. The first installment deals with workplace safety in the 1920s and what's going on in that area today. Next month, we look at the 1930s and employer-sponsored pension plans.Read More