Posts tagged employment rate

And it hurts the country, too. For every four Americans working a 50-hour week, every week, there’s one American who should have a full-time job, but doesn’t. Our rampant unemployment problem would vanish overnight if we simply worked the way we’re supposed to by law.

"Bring Back the 40 Hour Work Week" by Sara Robinson

Scroll to the end — really interesting that our current definition of “good” workers is based on the mental illness of early Silicon Valley tech workers.  Awesome.

Bit of Trivia: productivity experts agree that we’d have the original Mac a year earlier if they’d worked 40 hours instead of 90. Ha!

(Source: salon.com)