Workers at a Chinese tech company take a lunchtime nap. A campaign against long working hours by professionals in China’s technology sector has been trending on the internet worldwide.

A campaign against long working hours by professionals in China’s technology sector has been trending on the internet worldwide in a rare display of l(...)

Amazon employees pack a model elephant in special packaging at the Amazon logistic and distribution center. The United States’ strong run of uninterrupted jobs growth came to a near halt in February,  department of labour data showed. Photograph: Friedemann Vogel/EPA

The United States’ strong run of uninterrupted jobs growth came to a near halt in February, but wage growth held steady, offering evidence that the la(...)

 Ally chairwoman  Gemma Rowley and minister of state for women’s affairs Nuala Fennell at the launch  of the Reach Out campaign in 1985. Photograph: Dermot O’Shea

Employers submitted to the department of labour that the operation of the Maternity Protection of Employees Act had posed “constraints” on the effici(...)