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# long hours

Last year
Junior doctors to vote on deal aiming to eliminate long and unsafe working hours
Doctors have repeatedly warned current conditions are dangerous for patients and causing burnout for doctors.
All time
Angry customers and bullying: Why job stress in Ireland has doubled
Employees in the health sector and public administration experience the highest levels of job stress.
Long working hours can cause an irregular heart rhythm
People who work more than 55 hours a week are at risk of atrial fibrillation.
Ireland is overworking its junior doctors - and could face huge fines because of it
A legal opinion has been issued to say that Ireland is breaching the EU Working Time Directive.
Opinion: Why are employers rewarding long hours in the office above all else?
Some companies believe they’re getting more out of staff who are present in the office for long hours – but many employees just stay late because it looks good.