Final Note

Americans never stop working

Kai Ryssdal Sep 8, 2014
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Final Note

Americans never stop working

Kai Ryssdal Sep 8, 2014
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A new research paper from the OECD entitled “Long Workweeks and Strange Hours” sought to highlight some characteristics of the American workforce this week.

According to the study, the average workweek in this country for full-time workers comes in at 47 hours, just about the same as it was ten years ago.

More interesting, perhaps, is that 29 percent of American workers say they do some paid work on weekends, and a quarter of them work at night.

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