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Good news on remote work (but not pandemic health)

RTWMatters team

Shifting to remote work during lockdown doesn’t necessarily derail health. However, workers may be suffering ill-effects across the board and those who were already remote pre-pandemic may do worst.

While Covid-19-related lockdowns certainly have their critics, most people are willing to stay at home in the interest of avoiding catching and / or spreading a potentially deadly disease. However, this doesn’t mean that lockdowns don’t bring unintended side effects. Health researchers have worried that, for many workers, the transition to home work during lockdown and beyond may result in less physical activity, more sitting and redu...

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