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Japan begins long weekend policy to end 'death by overwork'

In Japan, three-day weekend policies could be the first step toward a public-health campaign centered on fixing the country's poor work-life balance.

San Francisco gets $5 million bill from police for Super Bowl 50

San Francisco - San Francisco taxpayers are on the hook for millions of dollars in police overtime incurred as the city hosted weeks of festivities before Super Bowl 50.

Climate talks go into overtime as rich and poor disagree

Lima - UN climate talks in Lima, Peru went into an unscheduled 13th day on Saturday as delegates attempted to soothe some ruffled feathers created by a rift between rich and poor countries over who is more responsible for climate change.

Matt Frattin scores OT winner for Maple Leafs with 1 second left

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Matt Frattin gave his team the overtime win over the Buffalo Sabres as he flipped the puck over goalie Ryan Miller with one second left in overtime.

France to reinstate overtime tax

The president of France, Francois Hollande, has a plan to reintroduce tax on overtime in order to reduce the public deficit.

NBA: Dirk leads Mavs to a 112-105 victory over Thunder in OT

Oklahoma City - The Dallas Mavs lost one game at home, but bounced back to take two games on Oklahoma City. Dirk scored 48 points in game one and bounced back to score 40 points in this game to lift the Mavs to a 3-1 lead heading back to Dallas.

Op-Ed: NBA: Choking Spurs lose 6th straight, unworthy of title

San Antonio - On Friday night, the San Antonio Spurs showed their five-game losing streak to the Houston Rockets, and after playing to overtime, left town choking, gasping and out of air over their latest debacle, confirming they are unworthy of playing for the title.

Janitors at Canadian university allegedly face threats

Janitors at the University of Alberta have allegedly been threatened for standing up for their rights and demanding pay for overtime hours.

Study: Working overtime increases heart disease risk

If you work overtime on a consistent basis then your chances of contracting heart disease may increase, according to a new study by the European Heart Journal.

Japanese Man Dies From Overworking

One of Toyota's top car engineers died from working too many hours, according to a Japanese labor office ruling.

Overtime Adds Up At Toronto's Water Treatment Plant

Overtime is costly. At the sewage treatment plant in Toronto the city residents padded the pockets of 38 employees up to $20,000 above their salaries with tax dollars. Is this a bad thing? It depends on who you ask.
 

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A disagreement forced climate talks into overtime on Saturday.
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