ECB staff survey shows deteriorating mental health

Staff committee “definitely considering collective action”, chair says

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Two-thirds of European Central Bank (ECB) workers do not describe themselves as healthy, with 38.9% suffering from burnout, results from a survey commissioned by the ECB staff committee show.

Among respondents to the survey, seen by Central Banking, 72.8% reported experienced work-related psychosomatic symptoms that interfere “moderately or severely with their lives”. These include headaches or migraines (over 50% of respondents), muscle tension (60%), concentration problems (65%), gastro

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