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In light of the nationwide rise in mental health problems, the Industrial Safety and Health Law was revised last year to oblige companies to offer annual “stress checks” to employees starting Tuesday.

Here are some details on the impact the new test is expected have on companies and employees, what it involves, and the factors that led to its introduction.

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