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World Dispatch: Your job is killing you

Economic precarity, technology, and unrealistic expectations are making us sick. We talk to the author who researched this on The Outline World Dispatch.

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Worked to Death

Power

World Dispatch: Your job is killing you

Economic precarity, technology, and unrealistic expectations are making us sick. We talk to the author who researched this on The Outline World Dispatch.

Every Monday through Thursday, The Outline World Dispatch brings you stories about Power, Culture, and the Future. We guarantee you’ll feel smarter and more hydrated. Hosted by Aaron Edwards.

The 9 to 5 is pretty much dead. All types of workers, from blue collar to white, are expected to be on call with email and ever changing schedules. But, what is all this uncertainty doing to our bodies?

Freelance writer Sophie Weiner spoke to Jeffrey Pfeffer, author of Dying for a Paycheck: How Modern Management Harms Employee Health and Company Performance—and What We Can Do About It about how our jobs are literally killing us.

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Your boss is working you to death

A new book reveals how economic precarity, technology, and unrealistic expectations are making us sick.
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