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Japanese woman ‘dies from overwork’ after logging 159 hours of overtime in a month

Shared from on 9 October 2017

Japan has again been forced to confront its work culture after labour inspectors ruled that the death of a 31-year-old journalist at the country’s public broadcaster, NHK, had been caused by overwork.

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Japanese woman ‘dies from overwork’ after logging 159 hours of overtime in a month

Shared from on 9 October 2017

Japan has again been forced to confront its work culture after labour inspectors ruled that the death of a 31-year-old journalist at the country’s public broadcaster, NHK, had been caused by overwork.

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Japanese woman ‘dies from overwork’ after logging 159 hours of overtime in a month

Shared from on 9 October 2017

Japan has again been forced to confront its work culture after labour inspectors ruled that the death of a 31-year-old journalist at the country’s public broadcaster, NHK, had been caused by overwork.

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Japanese woman ‘dies from overwork’ after logging 159 hours of overtime in a month

Shared from on 9 October 2017

Japan has again been forced to confront its work culture after labour inspectors ruled that the death of a 31-year-old journalist at the country’s public broadcaster, NHK, had been caused by overwork.

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Taking work home is deadly

Shared from on 20 February 2017

The temptation to work at all hours is making home more stressful than the office, according to scientific research...

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Taking work home is deadly

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The temptation to work at all hours is making home more stressful than the office, according to scientific research...

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What really happened when Swedes tried six-hour days?

Shared from on 8 February 2017

Sweden's experiment with six-hour days, where workers could work for fewer hours on full pay has ended - has it all been too good to be true?

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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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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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Microsoft staff ‘suffering from PTSD’

Shared from on 12 January 2017

Two former employees on Microsoft's Online Safety Team are suing the firm, saying it did not do enough to protect their psychological wellbeing.

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How to nap successfully at work

Shared from on 11 January 2017

It takes real chutzpah to have a bed in your office, and to openly sleep in it during work hours.

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Dentists call to end ‘workplace cake culture’

Shared from on 3 January 2017

Dentists have criticised "workplace cake culture", saying the sharing of sweet treats in the office is contributing to health problems.

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Illness forces 12% of workers to quit before pension age

Shared from on 5 September 2016

Ill-health or disability is forcing one in eight people to stop working before they reach the state pension age, the TUC says.

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Illness forces 12% of workers to quit before pension age

Shared from on 5 September 2016

Ill-health or disability is forcing one in eight people to stop working before they reach the state pension age, the TUC says.

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Link between jobs and heart disease revealed – with managers the healthiest

Shared from on 3 March 2016

Middle-aged people who do not work in management positions are more likely to develop heart disease or

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