Workers insecurity drive a rise in poor mental health harming productivity: OECD Report

“Increasing job insecurity and pressure in today’s workplaces could drive a rise in mental health problems in the years ahead”. “The share of workers exposed to work-related stress, or job strain, has increased in the past decade all across the OECD. And in the current economic climate, more and more people are worried about their job security.”

Depression alone is already a major cause of death, disability and economic burden worldwide and the World Health Organization predicts that by 2020 it will be the second leading contributor to the global burden of disease across all ages.

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About Giorgio Bertini

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