workaholic

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workaholic

a. a person obsessively addicted to work
b. (as modifier): workaholic behaviour
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That is more than in Japan, where mortality caused by overworking is called 'karoshi' and is a legal cause of death.
Higher education levels make it more likely that women stay in their jobs, but not enough to overcome the discouraging effect of being an overworking mother.
However, it followed what he called a year of overworking beforehand.
Obviously we all have certain stressful times when more hours are needed to be put in but overworking can affect both the person and the company they work for detrimentally.
Overworking is a serious problem in Japan, where workers are often judged on their dedication and unions typically toe the company line.