Digging into the harsh world of ants
Jul 21, 2017
Imagine working for the harshest corporation in the world.
Rude customers linked to workers' shopping binges
Jul 19, 2017
Service workers who face verbal abuse from customers during the workday are more likely to go on unnecessary shopping sprees in the evening, indicates new research co-authored by a Michigan State University business expert.
Japan flood death toll rises to 30
Jul 13, 2017
The death toll from heavy rains and flooding in Japan's south has risen to 30, officials said Thursday, while rescue workers continued their efforts to find survivors.
Global warming could result in losses for the European wine industry
Jul 12, 2017
Slight increases in temperature in Mediterranean regions from global warming could potentially result in labor, productivity and economic losses for the European wine industry, an article in the journal Temperature suggests.
Study examines fathers' experiences of child protection process
Jul 10, 2017
New research from the University of East Anglia (UEA) challenges assumptions that men in child protection cases do not stay involved in children's lives and always, or only, pose a risk of harm to their child—fathers in ...
Infosys plans 2,000 new tech Jobs in North Carolina by 2021
Jul 06, 2017
India-based Infosys, an information technology outsourcing firm, announced Thursday it will hire 2,000 workers over the next four years for a technology hub in North Carolina, the second of four planned hubs in the U.S.
Facebook now deleting 66K posts a week in anti-hate campaign
Jun 27, 2017
Facebook said Tuesday that it deleted about 66,000 posts a week in the last two months as the social media giant cracks down on what it deems to be hate speech.
Wearable technology could save lives and dollars in construction industry
Jun 24, 2017
At first glance, there's nothing remarkable about SolePower's latest work boot prototype.
How dangerous are cattle, and how can you stay safe around them?
Jun 20, 2017
A well-respected retired academic was recently trampled to death by cattle while walking in Oxford. In 2012, my father was hospitalised after being attacked by cows while walking his dogs through a field next to his village. ...
Study shows the trade-offs in gig work
Jun 19, 2017
Uber driver Michelle, thinks her job is fantastic when she's only after part-time hours. But she's given it a couple of months and she says she's not getting anywhere.