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Japanese women fight for the right to wear glasses to the office

The ban on glasses is the latest flash-point. In March, women railed against the requirement that they wear makeup at work, and earlier this year it was rules that require high heels......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 8th, 2019

Japanese women fight for the right to wear glasses to the office

The ban on glasses is the latest flash-point. In March, women railed against the requirement that they wear makeup at work, and earlier this year it was rules that require high heels......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 8th, 2019

Women in Japan have been told not to wear glasses at work to avoid looking "cold" and "unfeminine"

Getty Images / Atsushi Yamada Women aren't being .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 9th, 2019

Women in Japan are being told not to wear glasses in the workplace — here are 5 sexist dress codes from around the world

Getty Images / Atsushi Yamada Business Insider Japan published an article in October based on a survey of more than 1,400 workers, finding that female workers were being asked to refrain from wearin.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 9th, 2019

Democratic Rep. Katie Hill resigns and vows to fight ‘cyber exploitation’ — why more women are victims of ‘revenge porn’

“This is heartbreaking and a reminder that women in elected office are held to entirely different standards than their male colleagues,’ said Charlotte Clymer, press secretary for the Human Rights Campaign......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 29th, 2019

The Riveter shutters all coworking spaces, including in Portland

The women-focused coworking company began seeking subtenants for a majority of its office spaces last month......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 1st, 2020

Law firm Jenner & Block is sued for $3.8 million in unpaid rent, in first big Chicago office space leasing lawsuit of COVID-19 pandemic

In the coronavirus lease fight, landlord Heitman is seeking more than $3.8 million in missed rent, and alleges tenant Jenner & Block is in default. The law firm says it has the right.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneMay 29th, 2020

4 women tested Everlane"s "washable silk" shirts — here"s how the tops held up after wear and washing

4 women tested Everlane"s "washable silk" shirts — here"s how the tops held up after wear and washing.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 27th, 2020

Japanese scientists warn children under 2 should not wear face masks because they could choke and struggle to breathe

Jae C. Hong/AP Photo Children under two shouldn't wear face masks, a medical group in Japan has warned. Masks .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 26th, 2020

A woman of influence: "Hustle" is the key word in Manita Rawat"s career in law

Editor's note: This is an interview with one of the 100 outstanding Silicon Valley professionals selected to be in the 2020 class of Women of Influence. Manita Rawat Partner/managing partner, Silicon Valley office, Duane Morris LLP Headqua.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2020

A woman of influence: Ali Fenn pivoted career to fight global climate change

Editor's note: This is an interview with one of the 100 outstanding Silicon Valley professionals selected to be in the 2020 class of Women of Influence. Ali Fenn President, ITRenew Headquarters: Newark What it does: Data center evolution A.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2020

SoftBank racks up losses, including WeWork investment; Alibaba’s Jack Ma quits board

Japanese technology company SoftBank Group Corp. racked up a loss of 961.6 billion yen ($9 billion) for the fiscal year through March, on red ink related to its Vision Fund investments including troubled office space-sharing.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneMay 18th, 2020

These surprisingly relevant vintage ads show how officials tried to convince people to wear masks after many refused during the 1918 flu pandemic

University of Oregon Mask-wearing was enforced during the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic, but many refused, citing the government mandates as threats to their civil liberties. Men needed more convincing to wear masks than did women. Men did.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 10th, 2020

California Covid-19 guidance calls for temperature checks and masks in offices

Office workers should be required to take temperature checks and wear masks, according to state health regulators......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 8th, 2020

The Wall Street Journal: WeWork co-founder Adam Neumann sues SoftBank over collapse of $3 billion deal

WeWork’s co-founder and former chief executive Adam Neumann sued SoftBank Group Corp., accusing the Japanese technology group of breaking a key provision of a deal that gave SoftBank control of the shared-office-space company......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 4th, 2020

SoftBank sees wider loss of $8.4 billion on WeWork write-down

SoftBank Group forecast a for the fiscal year ended in March, adding $1.4 billion to its prediction from just two weeks ago because of deeper difficulties at the office-sharing startup The Japanese... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 2nd, 2020

New company tops list of largest commercial property owners

SoftBank Group forecast a for the fiscal year ended in March, adding $1.4 billion to its prediction from just two weeks ago because of deeper difficulties at the office-sharing startup The Japanese... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 30th, 2020

SoftBank sees wider loss of $8.4 billion on WeWork writedown

SoftBank Group forecast a for the fiscal year ended in March, adding $1.4 billion to its prediction from just two weeks ago because of deeper difficulties at the office-sharing startup The Japanese... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 30th, 2020

Japanese Mayor: Men Should Do Shopping Since Women Are "Indecisive And Take Forever"

Japanese Mayor: Men Should Do Shopping Since Women Are 'Indecisive And Take Forever' .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 24th, 2020

Tyre industry pushes back against evidence of plastic pollution

A growing body of scientific research linking tyre wear to microplastic pollution, as well as increasing scrutiny from lawmakers in the European Union (EU), has led the $180 billion-a-year tyre industry to fight back......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 22nd, 2020

NASA scientists have to wear red-blue 3D glasses to pilot the Mars Curiosity rover because their advanced goggles don"t work from home

NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS/Kevin M. Gill (.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 16th, 2020