An excuse admits that the act was criminal;however, it declares that the action committed should be excused . Select and describe at least 4 of the seven excuses that are recognized by law.
hite collar workers are being replaced with a new division between full time secure employment and flexible precarious arrangements. The deskilling of workers (Braverman, 1974), demonstrates how companies such as Ford made the worker ‘cogs in a machine’ and took the skill away from the employee and by doing this made the typical worker replaceable, thus creating precarious employment, this also links to Riter’s discussion of ‘Mcjobs’ (1998). Argument The main argument here is that precarious work if harmful to the worker, focusing on both physical and mental health. There is strong evidence that employees who see their current employment as precarious are more likely to experience physical health problems and psychological distress (Burgard, Brand, and House, 2009). A survey asked by Canadian OH&S News surveyed 4,771 Ontario workers from July to October about their experiences with precarious employment, nearly one-third of respondents claimed that precarious work had caused some form of mental or physical health issues. As people spend most of the hours in the day and the majority of their lives at work it is important to look at how work effects health. Working conditions contribute social inequalities. Employment may also make people feel better about themselves as it is a clear link between education level and income for most adults (Mirowsky & Ross, 2003), so this benefits mental health. Not only that but the more money an individual earns means they can buy goods to improve health. Furthermore, employment can be linked to insurance and pensions, that cover people when they are sick or when they reach a certain age and they do not want to work anymore, this not only helps physical health but mental health as well because people will not have to worry about their future. While in employment classed as precarious employment they usually do not have access to these benefits. There is research linking precarious employment to poor mental health, the insec>GET ANSWER