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Japanese company considers three-day weekend as country attempts to reverse long-hours culture

Shared from on 16 January 2017

A Japanese company is considering introducing a three-day weekend for its employees in a bid to tackle a culture of overworking. 

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Japanese company considers three-day weekend as country attempts to reverse long-hours culture

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A Japanese company is considering introducing a three-day weekend for its employees in a bid to tackle a culture of overworking. 

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Fund manager fires warning shot over bosses’ pay

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BlackRock, the world's largest fund manager, issues a warning to companies over bumper pay packets.

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RMT union baron says workers will ‘just break the law’ if ministers bring in new anti-strike legislation

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Unions threaten to break any new strike laws proposed by government.

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Bosses track you night and day with wearable gadgets

Shared from on 15 January 2017

Companies are fitting thousands of their staff with body-worn tracker devices that check how much sleep they have, how well they work

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Companies shorten recruitment times to get staff in quicker

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Almost half of employers have had to shorten the time it takes to recruit someone because they want to hire new staff more quickly, according to research.

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Top 10 lame excuses for not paying the minimum wage

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HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has released 10 of the worst excuses for not paying the national minimum wage, as the Government launches a £1.7 million awareness campaign to help workers understand how much pay they are entitled to.

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Firefighters claim pensions age discrimination

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Firefighters have challenged the Government and fire service employers on the introduction of the 2015 Firefighters' Pension Scheme at an employment tribunal hearing that began week beginning 9 January.

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Bogus doctor: Conrad de Souza jailed for lying again

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A fraudster has been sent to prison for trying to lie his way back into the NHS.

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NHS hospitals failing to pass on concerns about incompetent doctors

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Hospitals are failing to raise concerns about incompetent locums, the doctors’ watchdog warns today.

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Police need to drop ‘boss knows best’ leadership, says Met contender

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Modernisation requires debate over what forces should prioritise in face of changing crime, says Sara Thornton

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Bleak trend of low, part-time wages in UK is revealed

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Survey shows link between low hours and wages increased sharply in past 20 years, with one in five low-paid men now working part-time

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BA cabin crew to hold further three-day strike over ‘poverty pay’

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Unite union says British Airways ‘should be under no illusion about determination’ of staff, whose pay starts at £12,192

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Amazon announces plans to create more than 100,000 US jobs

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Online retailer prepares to expand full-time US workforce by more than 50% over next 18 months, with hires from Florida to California

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Moderators who had to view child abuse sue Microsoft, claiming PTSD

Shared from on 12 January 2017

Microsoft workers on the “online safety team” were forced to view photos and videos of “indescribable sexual assaults”

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