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Brazil: High Index on Work Stress

Categories: Latin America, Brazil, Economics & Business, Health, Labor
A recent survey by Isma Brazil [1] (International Stress Management Association) reveals that 30% of the economically active population of Brazil has already reached a burn out point at work, coming in just behind Japan. The reasons presented are long journeys, fear of dismissal and absence of a balance between effort and reward. The news has been replicated in the blogosphere [2] [pt].