Your Call: Have longer hours and more responsibilities become the new norm in American workplaces?
Have longer hours and more responsibilities become the new norm in the American workplace?
On the September 3rd edition of Your Call we’re talking about our changing workplace culture. The New York Timesrecently published a scathing report about the demanding corporate culture at Amazon. As abusive as some of the allegations are, they’re not uncommon. A Gallup poll found that fifty percent of respondents clock in more than 40 hours per week. And unused vacation time is at a 40-year high in the US. What does this mean for our lives – and for productivity?
Ross Eisenbrey, vice president of the Economic Policy Institute.
Emily Peck is the executive business and tech editor of the Huffington Post.
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