The Scourge of Worker Wellness Programs
Roberto Greco

The language of productivity is everywhere, and even is applied when the workplaces themselves are causing health-related issues. For example, a 2017 report from the Northeast Business Group on Health found that "the prevalence of workplace-generated [musculoskeletal disorders] is increasing" due especially to millennials' use of "technology" (meaning neck and back strain from looking at devices for long hours) and "working remotely" (leading to workers being more sedentary throughout the day).