September 2007
People Management;9/20/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 19, p15
This article presents news briefs on people management. Members of the Taxi Workers Alliance have staged a two-day strike over the installation of satellite tracking devices in their cabs. The German economy is suffering from a skills shortage as the number of unfilled vacancies topped one million, according to labor agency figures. Pilot schemes at the Norwegian Patent Office and the National Hospital in Oslo found that 15-minute breaks in the massage chair had a significant effect on musculoskeletal-related absence and reduced stress.


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