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Albania grapples with gender equality at home, work, politics – EURACTIV.com

Albania grapples with gender equality at home, work, politics – EURACTIV.com

Albanian women spend 25 years of their life raising children and carrying out unpaid work such as caring for family members and carrying out domestic chores, according to new data from the World Bank. This high level of burden leads to women being less engaged in the labour market, which in turn hurts family income…

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Office politics are just as toxic in the work-from-home era

Breadcrumb Trail Links Work News Rumour spreading, excessive flattery toward bosses most common upsetting behaviours workers witnessed Author of the article: Bloomberg News Matthew Boyle Published Apr 28, 2023  •  Last updated 3 hours ago  •  3 minute read Office suck-ups, popularized by television characters like Dwight Schrute, played by Rainn Wilson, in The Office, continue in…

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Remote Workers Still Face Confusing Tax Rules

Remote Workers Still Face Confusing Tax Rules

It has been three years since workers started telecommuting in vast numbers, but state tax laws still haven’t adapted to the new remote-work paradigm and individual taxpayers are paying the price with exasperating state tax-filing procedures.  Many taxpayers who work remotely in a different state than their employer’s must prepare multiple state 2022 tax returns…

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NYS Senate GOP will need Democrat permission to attend session remotely

NYS Senate GOP will need Democrat permission to attend session remotely

ALBANY – State lawmakers are already the highest-paid legislators in the country at $142,000 per year – and now they can work from home, too. Under new legislative rules approved Thursday, Democratic leaders can now determine what qualifies as “extraordinary circumstances” that would let state Senators and Assembly members attend sessions by video rather than showing…

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WFH Federal Employees Have Republicans, Some Dems Demanding Return to Office

WFH Federal Employees Have Republicans, Some Dems Demanding Return to Office

Pedestrians are sparse on downtown Washington’s once-bustling sidewalks. Storefronts are papered over with for-lease signs and light streams through vacant floors of glass office towers. The capital city’s main business district has long relied on the steady work of governing to survive economic downturns. Now it remains strangely desolate and depopulated long after pandemic lockdowns ended.…

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