Sunday, 4 December, 2022
TopicWorking hours

Topic: working hours

Gen Z freshers won’t slog 18 hours a day to show we love our work. CEOs need to get it

Bombay Shaving Company CEO Shantanu Deshpande's generation are perhaps bothered that Gen Z want a peaceful life at home. If this is 'rona-dhona', then so be it.

Four-day work week is too good to be true. Five reasons why it so ‘risky’

The four-day working week continues to gain momentum in the UK, Ireland, US, Canada, and Australia. But here's why it may worsen inequities at work.

Working late is a thing of the past in Belgium. They now have a ‘right to disconnect’

A new law passed in Belgium allows civil servants to switch off work emails, texts and phone calls received out of hours, without fear of reprisals.

Before you celebrate Iceland’s four-day work week, read this

There is no reason why the march towards reduced working hours should stop at the arbitrary ‘standard’ figure of 5 days and 40 hours established in the post-WW II period.

Research shows how dangerous answering or sending emails outside work hours can be for health

Being in a constant state of hyper-vigilance awaiting work notifications at home can affect metabolism and immunity.

Rajasthan govt reverts to 8-hour shifts in registered factories

In view of Covid-19 outbreak, an order issued on 24 April had increased working hours from 8 to 12 per day to reduce the requirement of workers in all the registered factories.

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51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar addressing a press conference on the eve of Navy Day | ANI

Indian Navy puts on hold plans to build IAC 2, but is considering repeat order of Vikrant

At his annual press conference, Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar also said they'll soon take a call on whether they'll go in for marine version of Rafale fighters or F/A 18 Super Hornets.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.