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Virgin Atlantic has relaxed its ban on visible tattoos - though face, neck and head inkwork must still be covered.
Spain unveils plans to be first in Europe for paid 'menstrual leave'
The draft law gives workers suffering acute period pain as much time off as they need, with the state social security system - not employers - footing the bill.
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Turkish police prevent demonstrations and detain dozens of protesters in Istanbul on International Workers’ Day, also known as May Day.
Amazon planned to ban words like 'union' and 'fairness' from chat app
Users of a proposed internal social network would have been barred from using words linked to organised labour, leaked documents revealed.
Outcry as P&O Ferries boss admits breaking law in sacking nearly 800
Corporate behaviour and government responsibility are under scrutiny after Peter Hebblethwaite told a parliamentary committee the ferry company failed to consult unions.
Who is the most boring type of person in the world?
According to the new study by The University of Essex, the dullest hobbies were deemed to be religion, watching TV, bird watching and smoking.
Union says Amazon interfering with re-run of election at US warehouse
Union officials said Amazon removed campaign materials and forced workers to attend anti-union meetings - a practice that is legal in the United States. Amazon said it complied with the law.
Play-to-earn crypto games: Legitimate income or ‘house of cards’?
During COVID-19, play-to earn crypto games like Axie Infinity exploded in popularity, particularly in developing countries. But now some critics caution that games like these are fuelled by speculation.
Green jobs: ‘Army of plumbers’ needed to help UK reach net-zero target
Thousands of green jobs could be created but progress is being threatened by a critical skills shortage.
A year since Brexit: How bad are the UK's labour shortages now?
"Not being able to recruit from the whole of Europe when we've been used to doing that for many years previously is really at the root of where the challenge exists," a London hotel manager told Euronews.
Could AI-powered robots replace recycling workers in the future?
The average European creates about five tonnes of waste every year, of which only 36 per cent is recycled. But these robots’ makers say that this number could be boosted if the hazardous job of waste sorting is handed over to machines.
The creative life: LEGO’s Julia Goldin on play at work
"One of the things we did during COVID was to use the bricks we had at home, to build a model of what our experience and state of mind was like," said LEGO's chief product and marketing officer, Julia Goldin.
Should your company give you more time off in the pandemic?
With few of us able to go on holiday during the pandemic, should workplaces offer more annual leave to make up for it?
No jab, no job: Google gets tough on employee COVID vaccine policy
“Anyone entering a Google building must be fully vaccinated or have an approved accommodation that allows them to work or come onsite,” the tech giant said in a leaked memo.
What a labour lawyer had to say about firing 900 US workers over Zoom
The boss of Better.com coldly dismissed 900 people in a Zoom call. Heavily criticised, Vishal Garg has apologised but maintains the collective layoff.
Street vendors are essential workers. Where are our rights? | View
Street vendors in Europe and beyond were active agents of public health and mobilised to support the most vulnerable during the pandemic. They and other informal workers deserve a seat at the table, says Streetnet International president Lorraine Sibanda.
Germany's couriers to get bikes and phones from delivery app bosses
The ruling was a defeat for delivery app Lieferando, which employs around 10,000 riders in Germany.
Latvian employers can dismiss unvaccinated workers, says parliament
All health care, education, and social care sector workers are required to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Latvia.
We need to include people in net-zero transition plans | View
Energy providers from Scotland to Scandinavia must work with trade unions and consumers to ensure a just transition to renewables, says María Mendiluce of the climate-focused We Mean Business Coalition
Firms in Hungary can now require their employees to get a COVID jab
It comes as Hungary is facing a surge in COVID cases and deaths not seen since May.
How has COVID affected workers?
How did life change for workers in the European Union due to the COVID-19 pandemic?
Pigs pile up as Brexit and COVID leave UK farms with butcher shortfall
The UK government is issuing up to 800 temporary visas for foreign butchers to address a shortage of abattoir workers which has led to a backlog of pigs on farms.
Uber set to roll out pension plans for all eligible UK drivers
The UK's Supreme Court said drivers were workers and not self-employed and were therefore entitled to benefits like holiday pay.
MEPs vote in favour of legal rights for digital platform workers
Brussels will now draw up plans to protect app-based workers, after MEPs overwhelmingly backed giving them full employment rights under EU law.
Why your boss showing empathy may make you more productive at work
A new study shows that empathy is a necessity for leaders in today’s workplace and may be key to keeping workers amid “The Great Resignation”.
Italy first in Europe to require all workers to have COVID health pass
The move aims to improve vaccine uptake and reduce the infection rate amid a potential surge in COVID-19 cases this winter.