Wednesday, May 17, 2006
Injustice At The Workplace Will Kill You
A recent British study led by the same medical researchers who proved that Britons are healthier than Americans found that perceived injustice at the workplace can damage worker health. This effect is observed even when additional factors are filtered out of the analysis. Are American corporations unjust? Oh, let us count the ways. Downsizing, uncompensated overtime, escalating billions of new bucks for The Boss while your pay remains as flat as those amber waves of grain. I'd say they are unjust, but it is worse than that. Corporate injustice is like psychopathic twins or some satanically arch self-reference. It doesn't just kill you once, it kills you twice. The wound that keeps on wounding...
"Justice at Work and Reduced Risk of Coronary Heart Disease Among Employees" from Archives of Internal Medicine