To begin with, recent international business research showed that in 2012, American businesses as a whole lost $134,000,000,000 just from time wasted by employees.That is an unimaginable amount of wasted time — Who is running these companies?
Reference: International Business Times.
But what about time lost because of stress related health disorders? –
- A full 41% of American workers reported that they feel stressed out at work and in the early 2000s, we learned that work-stress illnesses cost American companies $300,000,000,000 (Three Hundred Billion USD) every year year.
- Now, many US companies are dropping health insurance for their employees.
Reference: American Psychological Association.
At the same time, employees across the UK – 20% of them and fewer percent than in America – lose from 1 to 5 days a year because of stress-caused sicknesses. An, 10% lose over 6 days every year.
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