Long hours damage health - new research
New research underlines the health risks of working long hours. An international study released last week has identified that those who work more than 48 hours a week are 11% more likely to drink alcohol at risk levels than those working a standard week – see here
Research on housing workers has repeatedly highlighted long hours and stress as major problems in hours sector with staff often working considerably more than their contractual hours.
Friday February 27th February is ‘Work your proper hours day’ a chance to highlight the problem and do something about it – see here
Unite has produced a guide to work related stress – see here