Globally, 45 percent of workers say their managers are figuratively chaining them to their desks. (Photo: Shutterstock)

No wonder employers are having so much trouble filling empty positions—employees are burning out, and they think their bosses don’t care.

That’s according to “Engaging Opportunity: Working Your Way,” a global survey conducted by The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated, which finds that employers are making life harder, not easier, for their workers through “antiquated attitudes” about time off, productivity and workloads.

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Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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