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Thirty-hour work week.

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on S. 87.

Thirty-hour work week.

Hearings before a subcommittee of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Seventy-fourth Congress, first session, on S. 87, a bill to prevent the shipment in interstate commerce of certain articles and commodities, in connection with which persons are employed more than five days per week or six hours per day, and prescribing certain conditions with respect to purchases and loans by the United States, and codes, agreements and licenses under the National Industrial Recovery Act. January 31, February 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16, 1935.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on S. 87.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • Industries,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Hours of labor -- United States,
    • Unemployed -- United States,
    • Industries -- United States

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .J87212 1935
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 493 p. incl. tables. diagrs.
      Number of Pages493
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6318224M
      LC Control Number35004993
      OCLC/WorldCa6102415

        In , Jason Fried wrote a New York Times op-ed sharing that when his software company, 37Signals, switches to a hour week between the months of May and October, “better work . The New York Times bestselling author of The 4-Hour Body shows readers how to live more and work less, now with more than pages of new, cutting-edge content. Forget the old concept of retirement and the rest of the deferred-life plan–there is no need to wait and every reason not to, especially in unpredictable economic times.

      The teams consist of information-technology specialists in Amazon’s human resources department, who will work Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., using the 16 remaining hours as flex.   Recently, Amazon announced that it is piloting a new hour workweek for a group of technical teams within the human resources department. Employees work from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Author: Cat Clifford.

        Amazon’s hour work week, which includes flex hours, could be just what millennials desire. Not only do millennials want to choose what they do with their time, they want the ability to Author: Kaytie Zimmerman.   Lead Dear Amazon, This Workplace Tried a Hour Workweek for a Year. Here's What Happened Employees worked harder, got sick less, and were happier.


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