Forty-nine percent of Americans surveyed earlier this year reported that they had experienced a “major stressful event” in the preceding 12 months, and work was the leading non-health-related stressor.
The survey—conducted by National Public Radio, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health—found that work problems accounted for 13% of major stressful events, trailing only major health problems and the death of a loved one.
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- Encourage, don't require, EAP counseling
- Don't let trumped-Up excuses prevent sacking bad worker
- Of good faith and gut instinct: Fire employee who falsely claims discrimination
- Accept public funds? Then don't use religion as basis for making employment decisions