Through their in-depth American Working Conditions Survey (AWCS) of 3,066 U.S. workers, Rand Corp., Harvard Medical School, and the University of California, Los Angeles found that "the American workplace is very physically and emotionally taxing," CBS reports.
Before you say "I could've told you that," let's see how bad it really is:
- 1 in 5: the number who say they face "a hostile or threatening environment at work, which can include sexual harassment and bullying."
- 1 in 2: the number who say they face "unpleasant and potentially hazardous" conditions.
- 3 in 4: the number who say they "spend at least a fourth of their time on the job in 'intense or repetitive physical' labor."
- 4 in 5: the number who say they're required to be present at work rather than telecommute.
- 2 in 5: the number who say "their jobs offer good prospects for advancement. And the older they get, the less optimistic they become."
- 1 in 2: the number who say they "work on their own time to meet the...