According to a recent study that polled workers in Australia, 45% of workers would be willing to accept a pay cut in exchange for remote work flexibility. Australians are not alone in their quest for a better work-life balance. 56% of 125 million full-time U.S. workers said they don’t have to be in the workplace anymore because they discovered—thanks to the pandemic—that they can do their jobs from home. it’s clear that the pandemic and uncertainty about the future of work have spurred workers to find better opportunities.

Below are some of the latest articles on occupational medicine, workplace culture, and the labor market from the "In the Workplace" channel on Newswise.

Remote work, reduced pay: are we willing to make a trade?

-University of South Australia

Cornell professor says there is evidence weight impacts employment as NYC puts new discrimination law into effect

-Cornell University

Standard inflation measures failing to fully capture cost-of-living pressures for people on lower incomes

-Loughborough University

When Occupational Therapy Becomes Occupational Justice

-Tufts University

Physician burnout reduced with peer support, study finds

-Kaiser Permanente

Business and Society Podcast: The Labor Movement

-University of Michigan Ross School of Business

Analyzing the New Workday Dead Zone: The Power Dynamics and Science of It

-University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Paid family leave boosted postpartum wellbeing, breastfeeding rates

-Northwestern University

UAW, Ford resolution will have ‘ripple effects’ on union work worldwide

-Cornell University

Female board members help improve firms’ corporate sustainability reporting

-University of Portsmouth

Harsh workplace climate is pushing women out of academia

-University of Colorado Boulder