Is your job making you sick?

Unstable work and job stress linked to poor mental and physical health: Study
||Last Updated: 06/04/2009

The kind of jobs people have can significantly affect their mental and physical health, according to a new study from the World Health Organization (WHO).

The study, to which Carles Muntaner of Toronto's Centre for Addiction and Mental Health contributed, found workers with precarious employment, such as temporary or part-time work with low wages and no benefits, had poorer physical and mental health when compared to workers in full-time jobs with good pay and benefits.

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