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Claim Your Free Copy of Overtime Primer: Highlights from the New Regulations

The federal DOL overtime regulations go into effect this year. Are you ready?


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This report includes a summary of key changes, including the salary level test and salary basis test.

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October 12, 2007
Nearly Half of Workers Say They've Gained Weight at Current Jobs

Forty-nine percent of workers say they have gained weight at their current jobs, according to a recent CareerBuilder.com survey.

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The online survey of more than 5,600 workers nationwide found that:

  • 28 percent of workers said they have gained more than ten pounds.
  • 13 percent said they have gained more than 20 pounds while in their present positions.
  • 52 percent of women and 46 percent of men said they have gained weight at their current jobs.

When asked about snacking at work, 38 percent of workers say they eat more unhealthy snacks at the office than at home. Twenty percent say they do not usually eat fruits or vegetables during the work week.

In terms of snacking frequency, 69 percent of workers say they snack at least once during the workday. Thirty-seven percent say they snack at least twice a day, and 12 percent say at least three times a day.

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