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.
— Washington Post (@washingtonpost) September 8, 2014
— Wonkblog (@Wonkblog) September 8, 2014
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