Need to Have or Nice to Have: The 6-Hour Work Day

Imagine your house keeper, children’s nanny, security guard or gardener (basically someone who personally works for you) came and talked to you about the 6 hour work day, and mentioned how it would increase productivity, reduce presenteeism, reduce their sick days and increase their job satisfaction. Would you give it to them? Continue reading Need to Have or Nice to Have: The 6-Hour Work Day

Maternity Leave in the Zambian Employment Act

For the most recent labour laws on maternity leave, check out this article. For a historical perspective, keep reading. [Mwaba and Tina are in their 20s. In their tiny cottage, Tina walks out of the bathroom holding a pregnancy test] Mwaba: What’s that? Tina: A pregnancy test. Mwaba: Oh okay…and? Tina:… You’re going to be a father…I guess that means I’m going to be a … Continue reading Maternity Leave in the Zambian Employment Act