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Proposed Manhattan congestion fee could make return to office even harder

Aug 29, 2022
Manhattan could soon charge drivers a toll to enter midtown, the financial district and other active areas.
Dense traffic in midtown Manhattan. New York City’s proposed congestion plan could include tolls as high as $23 during peak hours.
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For this firm, the 4-day workweek just didn't work

Aug 24, 2022
After a 10-week trial, an employee survey revealed stress tied to the altered schedules. But the CEO is still working on solutions.
Some companies have experimented with schedules to boost satisfaction and reduce stress. At Alter Agents, though, an employee survey showed that "a lot of the numbers that we expected to go up, went down," said CEO Rebecca Brooks.
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Work at the office, work from home or both? Companies are still deciding what's best.

Jun 24, 2022
The purpose of the workplace is changing for businesses that let employees work both remotely and in the office.
Businesses are still trying to find a balance between employees working both remotely and in the office.
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What if working from home becomes permanent?

Oct 22, 2020
The longer the pandemic lasts, the likelier it seems that many of us will be working from home forever.
A real estate agent works from home in Orlando, Florida, on Oct. 1.
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People really hate the way we talk at work

Feb 27, 2020
Office-speak can be both annoying and convenient, said The Atlantic's Olga Khazan.
A London office building in 2013.
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Office air quality could be dumbing down workers

Jun 4, 2019
If only we could open those floor-to-ceiling windows.
Employees work in an office in Moscow in 2014.
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3 movies you love about workplace culture

Feb 19, 2019
"Office Space" turns 20 today, but here are some other notable films in the genre.
Actresses Dolly Parton, Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda reunite at the 25th DVD anniversary launch of "9 to 5."
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How to be a park ranger

Jan 21, 2019
You don't have to major in environmental sciences.
Andrew LaValle switched careers to spend more time outdoors.
Andrew LaValle

Ask a Manager: When your co-worker is driving you nuts

Alison Green of the Ask a Manager blog gives her best workplace advice.
A chimpanzee eats fresh fruits at Rome's Bioparco zoo on August 4, 2016.
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