News tagged with volkswagen

Virtual dam on after-hours emails tackles burnout

As smartphones and portable devices increasingly dominate our working lives, moves are afoot in France and Germany to prevent the little electronic miracle workers from encroaching on people's private lives ...

dateMay 27, 2014 in Other
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Employers step in to prevent worker burnout

Volkswagen turns off some employees' email 30 minutes after their shifts end. Goldman Sachs is urging junior staff to take weekends off. BMW is planning new rules that will keep workers from being contacted ...

dateDec 03, 2013 in Social Sciences
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VW gives employees break from their Blackberry

Are you fed up with your Blackberry because it effectively puts you on call for your employer 24/7? Are you a slave to its blinking red light and the vibrating alarm that tells you you have a new email?

dateDec 23, 2011 in Business
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