WORKPLACE

Worksite Wellness Summit Helps People Bring Energy Into the Workplace

Organizers say workplace wellness is important, because physical and mental health issues are so common

FARGO, N.D. —┬áMost of us are exhausted after a day of work, and some organizations are trying to bring more energy into their workplaces. The North Dakota Department of Health and Blue Cross Blue Shield teamed up, and put on a Worksite Wellness Summit. Speakers say having workplace wellness is important, because both physical and mental health issues are so…

Protests Against Sexual Harassment on Minnesota’s Capitol Hill

Two other women have come forward and are accusing U.S. Senator Al Franken of misconduct

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Multiple political and nonprofit organizations descended on Minnesota’s Capitol to show their support for people who have been sexually harassed or assaulted in the workplace. A crowd gathered with signs and many current and former lawmakers stood up to speak out about Democratic State Senator Dan Schoen and Republican State Representative Tony Cornish, who are…

BCBS of North Dakota Hoping to Help with Wellness in the Workplace

Anyone interested in creating a healthy workplace environment could attend the event, which had keynote speakers who each later held a workshop

FARGO, ND — Wellness programs in the workplace can have a significant impact on your productivity and your health. That’s why Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota hosted its eighth annual Worksite Wellness Summit. Anyone interested in creating a healthy workplace environment could attend the event, which had keynote speakers who each later held a workshop. Blue Cross Blue…

British Parliament Debates Banning Mandatory Workplace High Heels for Women

Women were told female workers had to regularly re-apply their makeup, have no visible colored roots when it came to their hair, wear non-opaque tights and always wear shoes with a heel between two inches and four inches only

  LONDON — When Nicola Thorp was sent home for wearing flat shoes to her job as a receptionist in London’s financial district, she realized it was her fingers that needed to do the walking. Thorp started an online campaign to put an end to what she called an “outdated” and “sexist” dress code for women in the corporate world….