PRODUCTIVITY

PRODUCTIVITY

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  1. US construction workers

    US Q1 productivity strongest since 2014, labour costs subdued

  2. Red flags flutter as paramilitary policemen stand guard on the Tiananmen Square near the Great Hall

    Commentary: No more 10% growth for China but is 6% so bad?

    Commentators have highlighted the risks of the Chinese economy slowing down, pointing to signs of a middle-income trap, but such fears may be ...
  3. Coffee caffeine nap sleep alert

    Commentary: A culture of overtime is costing us dearly

    We need a change in the cultural attitude that promotes long hours as necessary, acceptable or heroic, says University of Adelaide's Joshua Krook.
  4. Sleep loss insomnia obstructive sleep apnoea health

    Commentary: Sleeping more is essential to performing well at work and school

    Studies have shown that better sleep benefits health, productivity and cognition, say two sleep experts.
  5. heng swee keat

    Budget 2019 to focus on helping companies embrace tech, workers learn new skills: Heng Swee Keat

  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. US jobs

    US labour market tightening as manufacturing slows

  9. 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
  10. 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.