ITHACA N.Y. Employers who cut back on workers’ hours during the current economic downtown run the risk of increasing employee dissatisfaction and turnover, according to a Cornell University report. The study, called “Forty Hours Doesn’t Work for Everyone: Examining Employee Preferences for Work Hours,” found that “hours mismatch,” or assigning employees more or less than their desired hours, can raise stress and lead to less satisfaction.Researchers Lindsey Zahn, a senior at Cornell’s ...

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