Consider the humble light globe. It hides in your ceiling, turning electricity into light, but little do you know how inefficiently it's doing that. Halogen light bulbs aren't great, but traditional incandescents are downright terrible. Ikea says that the average Aussie household could save nearly $150 a year by switching its lighting to LEDs. More »
Part-time and full-time workers will be covered under the policy.
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IKEA is ready to assemble some very generous employee perks.
It might not be as generous as Netflix's unlimited parental leave policy announced in 2015, but Ikea is trying to keep up with a new expanded benefits policy. The Swedish furniture company's American division announced on Tuesday four...Show More Summary
The Swedish based-furniture retailer expands parental leave to as much as four months.
Ikea’s U.S. division makes a huge change in their parental leave policy, which will help more than a few new parents in their 13,000-person workforce.
To compete in a tight job market, Ikea makes another move to ensure hourly employees receive fair pay and equitablebenefits as those on salary.
While increasingly generous parental leave policies have become par for the course in the tech world and at large law and accountancy firms, store chains tend to restrict such benefits to executives and managers.
The furniture retailer will provide up to 16 weeks paid parental leave for its staff—including hourly employees. A generous, and rare, offer in the U.S.
Full-time and hourly employees are now eligible for paid leave of up to four months.
Sweden is well known for its generosity when it comes to paid family leave, granting new moms and dads a jaw-dropping 480 days of parental leave. But until now, U.S. workers at one of the country's best-known brands, Ikea, got relatively little time off when a new child was added to the family. That's set to change in January when […]
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Those $2 IKEA plastic bags at the checkout are near indestructible, and great for just about anything, especially if it’s heavy or otherwise awkward, but we never thought we’d see a full backpack made from them. Well, SanDiegoMitch bought three, hacked them up, and built this super-light carry-all with them. Read more...
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