than three-quarters of staff want to see legislation introduced that will
CIPD report, released today, polled 1,000 employees and shows that a quarter
think their job is very stressful, with stress highest in the public sector
– particularly the NHS and local
recommended to reduce stress includes the introduction of work councils,
limiting working hours and the right for staff to claim work-related stress
most workers are still satisfied with their work, the number of happy workers
is dropping – particularly among public sector staff.
employee relations adviser Mike Emmott said: "Senior managers need to work
much harder to win the confidence of the people they manage. They must show
they care about their interests and well-being.
people feel they are under constant scrutiny and these people are much more
likely to feel dissatisfied and under stress than other workers."