Long hours driving workplace stress

Canadian workers more stressed about demands on time than job security: Statistics Canada
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|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 12/03/2003

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ong hours and work that makes a lot of demands on time are the main driving factors behind workplace stress for Canadians, according to new research from Statistics Canada.

At the same time, job security has become less of a concern. In 1994 and 2000, the highest proportion of working Canadians, 34 per cent, cited too many demands or hours as the most common source of stress in the workplace.