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Workers who work the night shift, have difficulty getting time off approved, or don’t receive recognition for hard work or success are most likely to rate their supervisors as bad bosses, according to a nationwide survey of 1,000 working adults.
About 10 percent of the respondents say they have bad bosses—that extrapolates to about 15 million workers across the United States, according to the researchers. On the other hand, about two-thirds rated their bosses highly: 31 percent gave their bosses the highest rating, a 10, and 35 percent rated their bosses an 8 or 9.
Findings released in July are based on a May 2008
phone survey for Working America with workers who are not business owners, CEOs or salaried managers or supervisors. Working America Institute is an affiliate of the AFL-CIO.
The survey found:
Kathy Gurchiek is associate editor for HR News. She can be reached at
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