Geez! wish I could get by on a just a 35 hour work-week!
My work-weeks have been in the 50-55 hour range on average and have crept up into the 70-80 hour range from time to time.
The 50 hour work-week would be much more manageable if it included that French tradition of the two-hour lunch, or better yet the "siesta" time that it common throughout the
A year ago
When I was a corporate-dog I would have settled for just getting paid for the overtime hours I worked. How much better if that overtime pay had been tax-exempt!
With the exception of the
Sociologists have presented that a person working 60 hours per week could simply mean they are enthusiastic about their job. But, if long work-weeks become the societal norm, then these long hours are not voluntary, and represent a dearth of leisure time and possibly threaten the general public health of a nation.
How embarrassing that the world's lone remaining Super-Power is overworked, underpaid, and while having the finest healthcare available...no one can afford to get sick! Has