workaholic

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workaholic

a. a person obsessively addicted to work
b. (as modifier): workaholic behaviour
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According to News.com.au, Warner said that Australia would push to make umpires aware of the South African wicketkeeper potentially overworking the ball, adding that they questioned as to whether or not De Villiers would get the ball in his hand and with his glove wipe the rough side during every delivery.
That is more than in Japan, where mortality caused by overworking is called 'karoshi' and is a legal cause of death.
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.
Phil Gray, the society's chief executive, said: "Physiotherapists are concerned that overworking and not taking breaks is actually costing employers and their staff.
Overworking is a serious problem in Japan, where workers are often judged on their dedication and unions typically toe the company line.