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Dealing with Fatigue in the Workplace

Fatigue refers to either a mental or physical exhaustion that prevents a person from being to function properly. Fatigue poses a workplace hazard, even though it may be a result of factors not necessarily related to work. Company employees and management need to work together in order to reduce the impact of fatigue at work. Maintaining sufficient levels of sleep help prevent fatigue. Only sleep can cure the effects of …Read More

Understanding the Concept of an ‘Extended Workday’

What does “extended workday” mean? An extended workday refers to schedules longer than a normal workday. However, there is no clear unanimous decision on the length of time that constitutes an extended workday. Some people consider anything beyond an 8-hour shift to be an extended workday, while others say it is only beyond a 12-hour shift. Many industries have begun adopting the extended workday schedule on the premise of having …Read More

What is Wrongful Termination?

Wrongful termination is a term used to define a situation when an employer ends an employee’s contract of employment, which violates one or more terms of the contract or a provision of law. It can also be called wrongful dismissal or wrongful discharge. Being terminated for any of the following reasons may constitute wrongful termination: 1. Discrimination – An employee cannot be terminated on the basis of race, religion, age, …Read More