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Louisville, KY school votes to protect transgender rights

Louisville, KY school votes to protect transgender rights

| March 9, 2017

In a first-of-its-kind decision made in just 21 minutes, J.M. Atherton High School in Louisville, Kentucky put an end to an ongoing debate concerning the plight of transgender students. The school council took a stand by voting in favor of allowing transgender students to use the locker room and restroom of their gender identity. “We […]

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’Hoffice’ aims to solve key work-from-home issues

’Hoffice’ aims to solve key work-from-home issues

| February 10, 2015

For people who suffer from work-from-home-alone syndrome, Hoffice might be the solution. The Scandinavian start-up defines Hoffice as “a network for everyone with flexible workspace needs, with the aim of creating temporary and amazing working session [sic] in each other’s homes.” Simple –eh? Why didn’t people think of this before? How it works Hoffice brings together telecommuters […]

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Now, a device to keep chatty coworkers at bay

Now, a device to keep chatty coworkers at bay

| January 29, 2015

Fact 1 – In a survey conducted by Ask.com on American workers, ‘noisy colleagues’ cut to the top of workplace distractions list leaving phone calls and social media behind. Fact 2 – Another survey by University of California concluded that it takes about 25 minutes for an average worker to refocus on work after she […]

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