2021 saw plenty of interesting developments in the world of work, from big tech companies mired in controversy and changing their policies, to dire warnings about overwork. Here, we look back to curate eight of this year's most read news stories for you.
Apple pays $30M over bag security lawsuit
In November, Apple reached a settlement with over 15,000 US workers over an eight-year class action lawsuit. Read on for the details.
No vaccination, no bonus!
A city mayor declared that ALL the city hall staff must be vaccinated, or none of them get their Christmas bonus. Read on to find out who.
Working >55 hours/week increases death risk
A study by the UN and the International Labor Organization warns that overwork is a major health hazard. Find out more about the risk.
TikTok lets employees work remotely 3 days/week
The video-sharing app announced its hybrid policy in July - but only for certain countries. Read on to find out which employees benefit..
Facebook introduces geographic pay differentials
Facebook announced in June that it would be adjusting remote employees' pay based on their location. Here's how the policy works.
Apple fires employee who led #AppleToo movement
In October, Apple fired Janneke Parrish, who spoke out against systemic discrimination in the company. Read on for the details of the case.
Amazon extends hybrid work till January 2022
The tech giant originally wanted to bring employees back to the office in September this year. Read on to find out why it had to change its plans..
Banks are best companies in Singapore, says LinkedIn
The financial industry is the best place to grow a career, according to LinkedIn's ranking in April. Read on to find out why, and what to look out for.
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