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overwork

the condition produced by working a draft animal or working dog, an eventing or endurance horse too hard. See also exhaustion.
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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.
This month, a former Mazda worker's parents filed a lawsuit against the automaker claiming that harassment and overwork had pushed their 25-year-old son to suicide.
He argues that the flaw places unreasonable and unsustainable demands on the environment, indeed that overwork and environmental degradation reinforce each other over time, leading society ever further from the optimum.
Jean Stockard, professor, UO planning, public policy and management department, "Health and Family Consequences of Overwork.
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.