Browsing: White-collar work


"Tech neck" the "silent pandemic" of remote-work surge

A significant proportion of Australian workers believe their postures worsened after they shifted to remote arrangements for the COVID-19 pandemic, showing employers must act as hybrid work becomes a permanent fixture.


Desk worker predisposed to falls wins injury dispute

A white-collar worker's pre-existing predisposition to knee "instability" did not mean her employment could not be considered a significant cause of the injuries she sustained while rising from her chair at work, a tribunal has found.


How Salesforce nurtured wellbeing during pandemic

Global software company, Salesforce, used an employee wellbeing approach based on the core values of trust and science-driven initiatives to successfully support its staff right through the pandemic, says its HR business partner, Anne Tosky.


Case study: Cisco strategies counter pandemic distress

A worker's social wellbeing is a major driver of their overall health, and employers will do well not to underestimate or under-resource this aspect of the employee experience, a senior Cisco manager has told a conference.


Beware work fatigue from COVID changes; and more

  • Beware new-year fatigue with COVID-forced work changes;
  • Mask rules eased in another jurisdiction, WHS advice issued; and
  • RPE guidance published after 162 WHS notices issued.

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