News tagged with night shift

Foxconn admits to intern labour violations in China

Taiwan's Foxconn, which assembles products for Apple, Sony and other major tech firms, has admitted some of its student interns worked night shifts and overtime in violation of company policy in its Chinese facility.

dateOct 11, 2013 in Business
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Odd work schedules pose risk to health

(AP) -- Reports of sleeping air traffic controllers highlight a long-known and often ignored hazard: Workers on night shifts can have trouble concentrating and even staying awake.

dateApr 17, 2011 in Health
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Shift work and cancer

Shift work can cause cancer. In the new issue of the Deutsches Arzteblatt International (Dtsch Arztebl Int 2010; 107[38]: 657-62), Thomas C. Erren and colleagues describe the current state of knowledge in this area and po ...

dateOct 08, 2010 in Cancer
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Foxconn worker dies in China; 10th in a year

(AP) -- A Chinese employee of Foxconn Technology Group fell from a building and died Tuesday, state-run media said, in the 10th such death this year at the world's largest contract maker of electronics, such ...

dateMay 25, 2010 in Business
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Java and nighttime jobs don't mix: study

Night-shift workers should avoid drinking coffee if they wish to improve their sleep, according to research published in the journal Sleep Medicine. A new study led by Julie Carrier, a Université de Montréal psycho ...

dateNov 03, 2009 in Health
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