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Countering job dissatisfaction in immigrant workers

Friyana Bhabha

What can employers do to tackle the problem of job dissatisfaction?

Take Home Messages: Higher levels of job dissatisfaction result in increased psychological and physical health problems, and decreased productivity. Immigrant workers are more at risk of job dissatisfaction. They tend to work lower paid, more dangerous and undesirable jobs. They often have to overcome language barriers and struggle with discrimination. To prevent adverse impacts on productivity and lost time, workplaces should: Recognise an...

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