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  1. headphones on work desk

    Commentary: Forget open-plan workspaces, it's time to bring back the office cubicle

    Office workers are looking for privacy in open-plan offices and are demanding for separate spaces, Financial Times' Elaine Moore points out.
  2. China's economy continues its fast pace of growth and its potential remains vast, Chinese

    Commentary: Workers see real wages stagnant but China bucks the trend

    Many workers around the world are getting a raw deal as labour rights get trampled on, says Jawaharlal Nehru University’s Jayati Ghosh.
  3. US jobs

    US labour market tightening as manufacturing slows

  4. Workers sort arriving products at an Amazon Fulfilment Center in Tracy

    Commentary: Superstar companies can afford to give their workers a raise

    Economic data shows unemployment rates in the US have hit a half-century low yet wages have been very slow to react, says one observer
  5. Singapore crowd file

    Commentary: A minimum wage isn’t the answer to inequality

    Oxfam’s index that measures commitment to inequality has ranked Singapore poorly, and suggests that the lack of a minimum wage was one chief reason.
  6. Florist at work

    Commentary: Work-life balance for small business owners a fine line between hard work and hell

    Work-life balance has different meanings for different people. For small business owners, the greater control over work despite the long working ...
  7. man sleeping at a cafe

    Commentary: Getting more sleep might land you that promotion

    Studies show that Singapore is one of the most sleep deprived countries in the world. But getting enough sleep is strongly associated with ...
  8. Singapore worker

    Commentary: Workers everywhere face the same challenge - rapidly depreciating skills

    Professor Jan Thomas, vice-chancellor of Massey University in New Zealand, makes the case for lifelong learning, and shows how New Zealand and ...
  9. FILE PHOTO: Virgin Group founder Branson speaks at the Institute of Directors annual convention in

    Commentary: Richard Branson’s key to happiness? Stop chasing after it

    Studies show there are ways to achieve happiness but it doesn’t come in the form of a high-flying job or an all-expenses paid vacation, says one ...
  10. FILE PHOTO: A worker cuts a steel coil at the Novolipetsk Steel PAO steel mill in Farrell, Pennsylv

    US second-quarter productivity growth unrevised at 2.9 percent

    U.S. worker productivity rose at its fastest pace in more than three years in the second quarter, as previously reported, but the trend in ...