suicide

Apple, Sony, Hewlett-Packard Probe Foxconn Suicides

The 13 suicide attempts so far this year at Foxconn's massive factory complex in Shenzhen, China, have prompted Apple, HP, Sony and other tech companies -- whose products are assembled in the factory -- to initiate probes into the situation.

Deaths drop, suicides spike at work

Workplace deaths are down 10 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Unfortunately, the number of suicides jumped 28 percent in 2008,...

Workplace suicide is on the rise

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that workplace suicides surged 28% in 2008 -- perhaps driven by financial stress, job insecurity, and the...

When economic stress proves too much

The reported suicide of acting Freddie Mac (FRE) Chief Financial Officer David Kellermann puts a human face on the damage the recession has taken on...