Every employer is in the health care business, like it or not. Employee health benefits cost Starbucks more annually than coffee beans; General Motors spends more on them than on steel.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported in 2016 that stress is the leading workplace health problem, ahead of physical inactivity and obesity.
Absenteeism is one issue. “Presenteeism” is another: employees who, though at work, are not at their physical or psychological best.
Effectiveness drops, and health problems rise, when hours lengthen. Read more here: