POLL: 60% of Americans Are Connected to Work 13+ Hours Per Day (NBC33 VIDEO)

By Eric DeFreeuw - NBC33

June 20, 2014 Updated Jun 20, 2014 at 11:18 AM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (NBC33) - An alarming study by the American Psychological Association shows that 60% of Americans say they are connected to work more than 13 hours a day.

The study showed how often employees were checking or updating their work e-mails while away from their desk.

Another startling statistic coming from the survey shows 44% of Americans check their work e-mail while on vacation.

A local expert says while this survey is not surprising, there are ways to fix it. To hear his advice click on the video link.

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