Workplace Culture

Acropolis, other Greek sites to open as guards scrap strike

Jul 27, 2017

The Acropolis and other ancient monuments and museums in Athens will be open this weekend after Greek Culture Ministry employees called off a two-day strike

Weekend strike to shut Acropolis at height of tourist season

Jul 26, 2017

A 2-day strike by Greek culture ministry employees protesting staff shortages will shut the Acropolis and other ancient sites and museums in Athens this weekend, at the height of the tourist season

Slack, Skype, Zoom: Remote work the norm even at small firms

Jul 26, 2017

At some small businesses, the traditional chat around the watercooler takes place online and meetings are held via Skype _ staffers are working at home

A year after slayings, Dallas police train in 'mindfulness'

Jul 7, 2017

Only hours after the ambush that killed five Dallas law enforcement officers, mental health experts began thinking ahead, searching for ways to ease the long-term effects of the attack on the men and women who patrol the nation's ninth-largest city

Google expands paid carpooling across California

May 31, 2017

Google's Waze navigation app is expanding its carpool service throughout California, hoping to hook more traffic-weary drivers and passengers looking to share rides to work

Ohio hospital drops rule requiring women to wear pantyhose

May 26, 2017

An Ohio hospital system has rewritten its dress code to allow women to go pantyhose-free while wearing dresses and skirts at work

How to invest without sacrificing your values

May 11, 2017

Worried your investments don't align with your social values? There is no shortage of investment choices that support a variety of causes and beliefs - and offer competitive returns

Fox harassment claims create clouds around Sky takeover bid

May 9, 2017

A U.K. scandal torpedoed Rupert Murdoch's first attempt to take control of Britain's Sky TV

Report: Ex-Yosemite chief belittled workers, mainly women

Apr 10, 2017

A new report says the former superintendent of Yosemite National Park created a hostile workplace by belittling employees, using words such as "stupid," "bozo" and "lazy," and showing gender bias against women

How a few pieces of wood wrecked travel throughout northeast

Apr 6, 2017

The track problems that caused two recent derailments at New York's Penn Station, creating headaches up and down the East Coast, have highlighted the challenges posed by Amtrak's aging infrastructure

Weather, 20 December
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