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'Working Hours' - 14 News Result(s)

  • Death By Overwork: Japan's 100-Hour Overtime Cap Sparks Anger

    Death By Overwork: Japan's 100-Hour Overtime Cap Sparks Anger

    A panel headed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has come up with a plan calling for a maximum of 100 overtime hours a month.

  • Americans Work 25% More Than Europeans, Study Finds

    Americans Work 25% More Than Europeans, Study Finds

    The average person in Europe works 19 percent less than the average person in the U.S. That's about 258 fewer hours per year, or about an hour less each weekday.

  • Black Money Window: Tax Offices To Stay Open For Extra Hours

    Black Money Window: Tax Offices To Stay Open For Extra Hours

    After ordering the Income Tax Department to keep its offices open till the midnight of September 30 to receive declarations under the one-time domestic black money window, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on Wednesday asked it to extend its working hours on Wednesday and Thursday in this regard.

  • It's Time To Kill The 9-To-5 Workday

    It's Time To Kill The 9-To-5 Workday

    The 9-to-5 schedule doesn't conform to most people's lives or workflows. Sitting in a chair for eight hours straight doesn't produce results; many studies have established the benefits of taking breaks during work.

  • IDBI Bank to Function for Extended Working Hours on Thursday

    IDBI Bank to Function for Extended Working Hours on Thursday

    State-owned IDBI Bank on Wednesday said it will remain open for government business for extended working hours the next day even as a section of bank employees are on strike.

  • Top Apple Supplier Plans Rare Holiday as Output Fears Rattle Investors: Report

    Top Apple Supplier Plans Rare Holiday as Output Fears Rattle Investors: Report

    Foxconn, which assembles most of Apple Inc's latest iPhones, will cut working hours over the week-long Lunar New Year holiday, a person familiar with the matter said, in a rare move that analysts interpreted as a sign of softening demand.

  • Indian Employees Most Engaged Among Global Peers: Report

    Indian Employees Most Engaged Among Global Peers: Report

    Employees in India are most engaged as compared to their global counterparts and are willing to put in extra hours without more pay to complete a task, says a report by Dale Carnegie Training.

  • More Indians Prefer to Semi-Retire Before Hanging Up Boots: Survey

    More Indians Prefer to Semi-Retire Before Hanging Up Boots: Survey

    Over half of the working population in urban areas of the country will prefer cutting down on their working hours before completely retiring from jobs, according to a survey by HSBC.

  • SBI Extends Banking Hours After Long Holiday

    SBI Extends Banking Hours After Long Holiday

    Banks are closing for the rest of this week till Friday.

  • Designated Bank Branches to Remain Open on March 30, 31: RBI

    Designated Bank Branches to Remain Open on March 30, 31: RBI

    With a view to providing greater convenience to taxpayers, it has been decided that all designated branches of agency banks and Reserve Bank of India (RBI) offices conducting government business will keep their counters open for full day on March 30.

  • Three-day Working Week? Indian HR Experts Not Enthused

    Three-day Working Week? Indian HR Experts Not Enthused

    The world's top billionaire business leaders like Carlos Slim and Richard Branson may be advocating for a 3-day working week to boost employee productivity, but HR experts believe India is not ready for such a model.

  • French IT staff get right to unplug from work

    French IT staff get right to unplug from work

    French IT staff at Google, Facebook and other companies have won new protections against burnout: the right to unplug.

  • Australia changes student visa system; doubles working hours limits

    Australia changes student visa system; doubles working hours limits

    all visa applicants, regardless of country of origin, applying to study in Bachelor, Masters or Doctoral degrees at participating universities, will be treated as though they are lower risk and will need to submit less evidence in support of their visa applications.

  • India Inc increasingly adopting flexible working hours: Report

    India Inc increasingly adopting flexible working hours: Report

    India Inc is now increasingly taking to flexible working hours at the office as it finds that it helps in containing costs and pushing up employee productivity, a survey said. Four-fifths of companies in India are now offering their staff flexible working options and a majority of these companies are finding that it is bringing them major b...