30 pc US workers 'get less than 6 hours of sleep'Apr 28, 12:18 pm
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): Nearly a third of workers in the U.S. are not getting enough sleep, a new study has revealed.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in the new government report that, overall, 30 percent of employed U.S. adults reported getting less than six hours of sleep a night.he National Sleep Foundation recommends that healthy adults get seven to nine hours of sleep.The study found that people who usually work the night shift especially those in transportation, warehousing, health care and social assistance industries were more likely than day-shift workers to report not getting enough sleep. 44 percent of the night shift workers participating in the survey said they got less than six hours of sleep, compared with 29 percent of workers with day shifts."Insufficient sleep can have serious and sometimes fatal consequences for fatigued workers and others around them," Fox News quoted CDC as writing.An estimated 20 percent of vehicle crashes are linked to drowsy driving. (ANI)
Holiday office parties may do more harm than good Dec 12, 10:26 am
Washington, Dec. 12 (ANI): A new study has found that office holiday bashes, which are thrown with the intention of promoting team unity, leave members of racially diverse groups feeling more disconnected than connected from other co-workers.Full Story »
Experts say line between professional and personal life 'blurring' Dec 10, 11:16 am
Washington, Dec. 10 (ANI): A new study has shown that now-a-days employers disregard the motto of keeping professional and personal lives separate, and like to profit from their employees 'free' time and non-professional aptitudes.Full Story »
Wearing trainers at work may help you earn more respect Dec 9, 9:56 am
London, Dec 09 (ANI): While it is often customary to wear formal attire at the workplace, a new study has claimed that wearing more casual clothes to the office can enhance an employee's standing among co-workers.Full Story »
It's official! Pregnant women do experience discrimination at work Dec 8, 11:26 am
London, Dec. 8 (ANI): A new study has confirmed that many expecting women experience unfair and unlawful treatment at work, and some even get sacked just for taking maternity leave.Full Story »
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