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Why bosses should let employees surf the web at work

Stephanie Andel, IUPUI If you’re like most workers, you don’t spend 100% of your time at the office doing what you’re supposed to be doing. In...

Myths around mental illness cause high rates of unemployment

Bandy X. Lee, Yale University Even though mental illness affects one in five adults – and depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide –...

How much credit should corporations get for the advancement of LGBTQ...

Nick Lehr, The Conversation Gay pride parades increasingly include marchers representing corporations, from defense contractor Raytheon to telecommunications conglomerate Comcast. During the most recent Pride...

Bosses face more discrimination if they are women – from employees...

Martin Abel, Middlebury Imagine that your boss Ethan calls you into his office. He expresses disappointment in your recent performance and lack of commitment. How...

People are increasingly interrupted at work, but it’s not all bad

Elana Feldman, University of Massachusetts Lowell An email pops up on your screen. It’s a client sharing a project update. A Slack message appears. It’s...

Beautiful people don’t always win in the workplace

Chun Zhang, University of Dayton Beautiful people tend to have a lot more luck in the work world. Research has shown people deemed attractive get paid...

What Amazon, Walmart employees risk when they use the workplace for...

Elizabeth C. Tippett, University of Oregon It has somehow become sort of normal to use the workplace to protest social issues unrelated to the job...

Four home traps that contribute to the gender pay gap

Emma Willamson, Monash University Australia’s gender pay gap is diminishing, says a new report, but some contributors to it seem harder to overcome than others....

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The dangers and potential of ‘natural’ opioid kratom

C. Michael White, University of Connecticut Given the opioid addiction crisis, it would seem preposterous that an opioid is legal for use in the United...