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Inside the battle for workers' rights: from 9-5 to retirement
Discover the news beyond the headlines with our daily selection of the stories that matter.
Our daily selection of the global stories that really matter, presented by our host Manish Verma. In today's episode... Longer work days could be on the cards in South Korea, but at what cost? From work-life balance concerns to combating the declining workforce, discover the backlash against the 69-hour week with the Financial Times. Then, with other European countries mocking the French Union strikes as a fight for "the right to laziness", The Washington Post compares and contrasts France's favourable labour laws with the toxic workplace cultures that led to the uprising.