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HealthyWorkplaces Manifesto

Many writers acknowledge that in the next decade or so, the U.S. will experience a “health tsunami” (Reich, 2011). Several factors are driving us in that direction: the aging Baby Boomers, the toxic environment, a…

October 3, 2014

On Jan. 16, UC Berkeley’s Interdisciplinary Center for Healthy Workplaces hosted a mixer at the University Club in Memorial Stadium, bringing together approximately 50 professionals and company representatives from various fields to come up with solutions to create healthy workspaces.

February 10, 2014

A “mixer” usually doesn’t bring work to mind. But at a recent mixer on the UC Berkeley campus, work was all anyone was talking about. Sponsored by UC Berkeley’s fledgling Interdisciplinary Center for Healthy Workplaces, the event brought together more than 50 researchers, business leaders, public policymakers and service providers who’ve taken an active interest in worker well-being. On their agenda: making new connections while exploring the ways work could be made a healthier, more satisfying and more productive experience.

February 6, 2014