Insecure work bad for health2nd January 2007
Men who work in temporary or fixed-term jobs are more likely to get sick than those in secure work, a European study has found.
According to the health statistics of Spanish and German male workers, studied by a researcher at the University of Manchester, getting a permanent job is good for your health, but insecure employment can lead to a general deterioration in general health indicators.
Additional stress might be caused by the low-paid, low-status nature of some temporary work.
Vanessa Gash warned that the effects were likely to be felt in any country where short-term employment practices were on the rise.
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Title: Insecure work bad for health
Author: Luisetta Mudie
Article Id: 1577
Date Added: 2nd Jan 2007