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All you need to know about the Universal Basic Income

Switzerland will become the first country to hold a national vote on whether to introduce a Universal Basic Income (UBI).

Switzerland will become the first country to hold a national vote on whether to introduce a Universal Basic Income (UBI).

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The dark origins of May Day

‘God bless America.’ I mean that ironically. Not because the US has nothing to praise; on the contrary. Ironically because we generalists or we

‘God bless America.’ I mean that ironically. Not because the US has nothing to praise; on the contrary. Ironically because we generalists or we

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Clashes in Paris at French labour reform bill protest

Police clashed with protesters in Paris on Thursday. Thousands of protesters took part in a march against a labour reform bill in Paris on Thursday

Police clashed with protesters in Paris on Thursday. Thousands of protesters took part in a march against a labour reform bill in Paris on Thursday

Business

Spain looks to turn back the clock and end the siesta

Spain’s acting prime minister has unveiled plans to do-away with the siesta, the country’s traditional afternoon nap time. Mariano Rajoy wants to cut

Spain’s acting prime minister has unveiled plans to do-away with the siesta, the country’s traditional afternoon nap time. Mariano Rajoy wants to cut

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France: Clashes as students march against labour reforms

Thousands of students took to the streets of France on Thursday to protest planned labour reforms they say will deny them the job stability enjoyed

Thousands of students took to the streets of France on Thursday to protest planned labour reforms they say will deny them the job stability enjoyed

Science_technology

Being plugged in 24/7 causes stress and anxiety

While technology makes it easy for us to check our emails outside of work, constantly being plugged in eventually takes its toll on our personal

While technology makes it easy for us to check our emails outside of work, constantly being plugged in eventually takes its toll on our personal

Science_technology

Keeping the workplace healthy

Company doctors have a new role looking out for early signs of chronic conditions such as diabetes and musculoskeletal disorders.

Company doctors have a new role looking out for early signs of chronic conditions such as diabetes and musculoskeletal disorders.

Special_reports

Domestic workers: debunking the myths

Often vulnerable and exploited, domestic workers around the world have long faced discrimination, low wages, extremely long hours and poor working

Often vulnerable and exploited, domestic workers around the world have long faced discrimination, low wages, extremely long hours and poor working

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The challenges of balancing care and career

What is one of the hardest jobs of all? Caring, because you have to put your heart into it, all the time. Life is tough for carers with careers. Public policy appears to be slow to realise its importa

What is one of the hardest jobs of all? Caring, because you have to put your heart into it, all the time. Life is tough for carers with careers. Public policy appears to be slow to realise its importa

Business

ILO warns job insecurity growing globally

Precarious work and temporary contracts are increasingly becoming commonplace around the world, according to a new report. The International Labour

Precarious work and temporary contracts are increasingly becoming commonplace around the world, according to a new report. The International Labour