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France makes work beyond 6 p.m. illegal

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The French may soon enjoy their life after work due to a labor agreement that makes working beyond 6 p.m. illegal.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

DOLE to employers: ‘Lactation stations’ good for breastfeeding moms’ morale

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There’s nothing wrong with breastfeeding in the workplace. In fact, it boosts morale, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said.

Posted: February 5th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Made in Marikina? Not when the city is losing its shoemakers

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Shoes by Leeroy New, Kristel Yulo and Brian Tenorio.

Marikina’s shoe industry is facing a threat greater than competition from cheap China imports: losing its cobblers.

Posted: December 20th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Fashion and Beauty,Headlines | Read More »

Not happy with work? Wait until you’re 50 or older

In this photo taken Sept. 20, 2013, Oscar Martinez, 77, greets diners at the Carnation Cafe at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif. The chef is the park’s longest-tenured employee, beginning as a busboy nearly 57 years ago. He says he loves his job, and a new poll from the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs finds he’s not alone: Nine out of ten workers 50 and older say they’re satisfied with their work. AP Photo/Matt Sedensky

Not happy with your job? Just wait. A study by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds that 9 in 10 American workers who are age 50 or older say they are very or somewhat satisfied with their job. Older workers reported satisfaction regardless of gender, race, educational level, political ideology and income level.

Posted: October 28th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

My stint as an SM grocery bagger

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SENIOR high-school students Marv Chua, Jaime Rosal and author DavidOngchoco

Every year, fourth-year high-school students of Xavier School embark on a four-day “adventure” where they get to experience what it’s like to be an SM employee. This is under the school’s SM Supermarket Immersion Program.

Posted: October 17th, 2013 in 2BU | Read More »

Global warming: Heat stress hits labor productivity

Graphic charting ice sheet contribution to global sea level. Scientists on Thursday said that Antarctic and Greenland have contributed just over 11 millimeters to global sea levels since 1992. AFP

Heat stress from global warming may be having an impact on outdoor work productivity in hot regions like northern Australia, Southeast Asia and the southern United States, a study said Sunday.

Posted: February 25th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Dogs on the job drive down workplace stress—study

Doctor Dogs (from left) Adonis, Bianca,  Ginger,  Kohler and Dr. Dog in training Eddie (behind)

Employers looking to ramp up productivity in these dog-eat-dog times might consider letting their staff bring Fido to the office, a scientific study published Friday suggests.

Posted: March 31st, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Germany wages war against ‘burnout’

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Germany, holding up better than its Eurozone partners in the current debt crisis, is battling the increasingly widespread phenomenon of “burnout” which it says is costing its economy billions of euros (dollars) each year.

Posted: February 5th, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Bad Bosses

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You hate your boss? You’re not alone. After all, most bosses are pretentious, overconfident, and lazy. Here are some other boss types, all of them worthy of eyeball rolls and office gossip.

Posted: September 17th, 2011 in 2BU,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Looking for Mr. (Good) Baraking

HE’S not exactly dream date material, but Baraking can easily be the role model for today’s Filipino fathers. Baraking comes alive through the book “Barako… Baraking,” a modern-day Filipino fairy tale questioning gender role norms among Filipino families. It is a story told through the eyes and voice of Biboy, a child lucky to have [...]

Posted: April 16th, 2011 in Lifestyle Stories,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

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