Saw an article online today that makes me ill. We're going backwards!
Here's an excerpt:
But these days, so many workers are putting in hours on Saturday or stretching the workday past dinner a few times a week that it's hard to define "regular" anymore.
Baxter Strategies Inc. recently found that 13 percent of all full-timers in the U.S. regularly work more than five days a week. Almost 4 percent of full-time workers put in seven-day weeks, the marketing research firm found in its survey this year of more than 2,500 full-time employees.
"The 37.5-hour week is more of a minimum baseline these days," said John Sweeney, an information specialist with the Society for Human Resource Management who was not surprised by the survey's findings. "There is an expectation by many employers that you will give 5 to 10 percent above that to get the job done and to get ahead."
And here's the URL: