overwork


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Synonyms for overwork

wear yourself out

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  • wear yourself out
  • burn the midnight oil
  • burn the candle at both ends
  • bite off more than you can chew
  • strain yourself
  • overstrain yourself
  • work your fingers to the bone
  • overtire yourself
  • drive yourself too far
  • overburden yourself
  • overload yourself
  • overtax yourself
  • practise presenteeism

exploit

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Synonyms for overwork

the act of working too much or too long

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use too much

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work excessively hard

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In her article, she recommends promoting workplace policies that minimize the expectation for overwork, such as setting the maximum allowable work hours, prohibiting compulsory overtime, expanding the coverage of the Fair Labor Standards Act's overtime provisions, and granting employees the right to work part-time hours without losing benefits.
She reported that CLA examination shows that some 20% of local factories violated related regulations for overtime works, adding that the labor insurance program made compensations for 57 overwork deaths during 2007-2010.
Presiding Judge Shinichi Oshima said Daisyo had failed to properly take account of its employees' working hours, noting that it set salaries under the premise that employees would work 80 hours of overtime a month, equivalent to the government criteria to designate death from overwork.
Facing the challenges of employee overwork and stress and needing to hire and retain knowledge workers, many organizations are realizing that resilience holds the key to future success.
Jean Stockard, professor, UO planning, public policy and management department, "Health and Family Consequences of Overwork.
And conversely, the overwork of some--twelve-hour days, sixty-hour weeks--reduces the number and quality of jobs that are available to others.
Government sources and worker advocates report thousands of workers who are killed by overwork, commit suicide due to work-related stress, or suffer mental breakdowns due to work-related demands.
Much of the public dialogue in America worries about unemployment or "disemployment," rather than overwork.
It is widely recognized that he is a hard worker, and therefore not impossible that he would become a victim of overwork,'' the daily said in a report in the East Asian page of the newspaper.
Adams was eager to posit literal physical damage to the nerves when subjected to outside pressures such as overwork or excess.
TOKYO, June 15 Kyodo A group of Japanese lawyers will open an annual hot line Saturday with 33 offices nationwide to counter "karoshi," death from overwork, and suicides caused by stress from overwork, the lawyers' liaison group said Tuesday.
The number of deaths due to overwork or "karoshi" is rising in Japan where, according to government figures, at least 2,000 people a year kill themselves due to overwork.
TV chef Rick Stein says overwork was to blame for the affair that led his first wife to slap his face in a packed restaurant.
Now Britain could suffer the phenomenon known as "Karoshi" - Japanese for death by overwork, which kills 10,000 every year, it was claimed.
Gender gaps in overwork, when coupled with rising returns to overwork, exacerbate the gender gap in wages," Cha said.