Glass Wings Blog: Work

4-day work week trials have been labelled a ‘resounding success’. But 4 big questions need answers
A 4-day week might not work in health care. But adapting this model could reduce burnout among staff
A Caltech Nobel laureate celebrates his 100th birthday. Then he gets back to work
A major new childcare report glosses over the issues educators face at work and why they leave
A Place For Autistic Youth To Play And Disabled Adults To Work
A Postal Worker Begged for Stronger COVID-19 Protections. She Ended Up Spending Six Weeks in the Hospital.
AI scam calls imitating familiar voices are a growing problem – here’s how they work
Amazing art work on the street! Manhole mass production process. Japanese Manhole cover
An inside look at the dangerous, painstaking work of collecting evidence of suspected war crimes in Ukraine
‘Battered and broken. I must get out’: what staff told us about teaching and working in universities today
Bridging the divide: 12 groups working for Israel-Palestine peace
Bunnings agrees to trial four-day work week and more holidays for its workers
Cash transfers work
CEO regrets her firm took on Facebook moderation work after staff ‘traumatised’
CEOs at Australia’s biggest companies earn 55 times more than typical worker, report finds
Charted: The World’s Working Poor, by Country (1991-2021)
Claudia Goldin wins Nobel economics prize for work on gender pay gap
Dad appalled Uber Eats driver working while sick with Covid
Dam fine work: record number of barrier removals helps restore rivers across Europe
Distributed work: get it right and your organization will benefit
Doctors are being sexually harassed at work. This needs to stop
Does No-Resumé, No-Interview Hiring Work? New Data Say Yes
Drugs of the future will be easier and faster to make, thanks to mRNA – after researchers work out a few remaining kinks
During NAIDOC Week, many Indigenous women are assigned unpaid work. New research shows how prevalent this is in the workplace
e-Fuels Won’t Work! THIS Is Why…
The Endangered Species Act Has Been a Success for 50 Years. Its Work Is Just Beginning
Every worker is entitled to be safe at work, but casual workers can fall through the cracks
The Far-Right's Culture Wars Are Just a Distraction So Oligarchs Can Keep Looting the Working Class
Fika, four-week holidays – and zero overtime: Sweden’s stunningly healthy work culture
Four-day work week to be trialled in Dominican Republic
Friday essay: cancellation or conflicted joy – grappling with the work of our ‘art monsters’
Game theory explains why the four day work week is stalled in America
Giuliani’s lies turned my life ‘upside down’, election worker testifies
Google Promises Unlimited Cloud Storage; Then Cancels Plan; Then Tells Journalist His Life’s Work Will Be Deleted Without Enough Time To Transfer The Data
Her car died, so she walked to work. One day on the walk, she found $15,000.
Here’s why the best IMAX movies still need a Palm Pilot to work
How a cat rescue worker created an internet splash with a 'CatVana' adoption campaign
How does ice cream work? A chemist explains why you can’t just freeze cream and expect results
‘I was told to return to work as soon as I regained consciousness.’ Why only a third of assaulted nurses report it to police
In Juneau, Alaska, a carbon offset project that’s actually working
The International Institute of the Bleeding Obvious has its verdict on the four day work week
Is linking time in the office to career success the best way to get us back to work?
Is there a way to pay content creators whose work is used to train AI? Yes, but it’s not foolproof
Ken Burns At 70 Turns His Spotlight On ‘The U.S. And The Holocaust,’ Says “I Won’t Work On A More Important Film”
Let the community work it out: Throwback to early internet days could fix social media’s crisis of legitimacy
Living and working from an all-electric VW ID Buzz
Many people feel they work in pointless, meaningless jobs, research confirms
Miyazaki Already Working On Next Project
Moooove over: How single-celled yeasts are doing the work of 1,500-pound cows
The moral injury of having your work enshittified
More forced marriages and worker exploitation – why Australia needs an anti-slavery commissioner
The Murray-Darling Basin shows why the ‘social cost of water’ concept won’t work
Non-native English speaking scientists work much harder just to keep up, global research reveals
Oceans absorb 30% of our emissions, driven by a huge carbon pump. Tiny marine animals are key to working out its climate impacts
People who work from home all the time ‘cut emissions by 54%’ against those in office
People working on climate solutions are facing a big obstacle: conspiracy theories
Podcast Episode: Safer Sex Work Makes a Safer Internet
Point of no return: Australians fight for the right to work from home permanently
Prison Libraries: How Do They Work? Why Are They Important?
'Really encouraging': Plastic bag bans work, say campaigners. Where is Europe lagging behind?
Record year for olive ridley turtles in Bangladesh as conservation work pays off
Recycling is a Lie. Plastic Manufacturers Spent $1B to Make You Think It’s Working
Reflectors in space could make solar farms on Earth work for longer every day
Remote employees ‘don’t work as hard’, says head of world’s biggest commercial landlord
Remote Work Isn’t Dead – An Inevitable Uprising is Brewing
Remote working: how a surge in digital nomads is pricing out local communities around the world
Renewed calls for Labor to ditch work for the dole scheme as major charity walks away
Returning a name to an artist: the work of Majumbu, a previously unknown Australian painter
Robot Hand With Working Tendons Printed in One Go
Salmon won't return to the Klamath River overnight, but tribes are ready for restoration work
Saving broadcasting’s past for the future – archivists are working to capture not just tapes of TV and radio but the experience of tuning in together
Scientists whose work enabled mRNA Covid vaccine win medicine Nobel prize
The Secret History of How the Super-Rich Have Kept the Working Class Out of Work
The Short List Of Climate Actions That Will Work
Slow solutions to fast-moving ecological crises won’t work – changing basic human behaviours must come first
South Korea sold its 69-hour working week idea as a family-friendly solution. But women say the culture is stacked against them
South Korea U-turns on 69-hour working week after youth backlash
Sudan’s people toppled a dictator – despite the war they’re still working to bring about democratic change
SXSW Sydney explained: how will the Austin festival work in Australia – and who is it for?
This Bold Plan to Kick the World’s Coal Habit Might Actually Work
Toxic work cultures start with incivility and mediocre leadership. What can you do about it?
Ukraine war: why a ceasefire based on partition of territory won’t work
Under-counting, a gendered industry, and precarious work: the challenges facing Creative Australia in supporting visual artists
Using electric water heaters to store renewable energy could do the work of 2 million home batteries – and save us billions
‘We can no longer justify unpaid labour’: why uni students need to be paid for work placements
We can’t rely on the ‘dogs breakfast’ of disaster warnings to do the hard work of building community resilience
‘We lose ourselves’: carers talk about the lonely, stressful work of looking after loved ones
We need more than a definition change to fix Australia’s culture of permanent ‘casual’ work
We won’t get real equality until we price breastmilk, and treat breastfeeding as work
What are the new COVID booster vaccines? Can I get one? Do they work? Are they safe?
What’s it worth to work from home? For some, it’s as much as one-third of their wage
When Work Is Play
Why the ‘drug dealers defence’ doesn’t work for exporting coal. It’s actually Economics 101
With remote work here to stay, cities around America are faced with a difficult challenge.
Work From Home Works
Work has conquered every day of the week. How do we remain human in a world that worships toil?
Work less, pollute less
Work-from-home rates fall but skill shortages may delay full return to Australian offices
Working from home has worked for people with disability. The back-to-the-office push could wind back gains
Working from home immoral? A lesson in ethics, and history, for Elon Musk
The working-from-home debate gets old
World-first flexible export limits are coming to rooftop solar. Here's how they work
Would a nature repair market really work? Evidence suggests it’s highly unlikely
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