- n. Plural form of workweek.
“After Bird Cloud was finished and I was living in the house I found that the Euro-American division of time into five-day workweeks and two-day weekends crumbled away.”
“Family Medical Leave Act states that by law, covered employers employers must grant eligible employees up to a total of 12 workweeks of unpaid leave during any 12-month period in order to care for their seriously ill child.”
“Most blame 70-hour workweeks for the burnout but that is simply not accurate.”
“It also dramatized once again how deeply French people cherish the guarantees - of health insurance, cheap education, short workweeks - that make for high taxes but are widely seen here as a heritage as cherished as wine and cheese.”
“They also don't mention that some professions listed here can require long workweeks to get more billable hours (attorneys, accountants).”
“As a parrallel example, look at France and their mandated 39 and then 35 hour workweeks, which have caused businesses to replace labor with capital in an effort to raise productivity.”
“While hard-working German voters may resent the transfer of their tax money to other countries that enjoy earlier retirement and shorter workweeks, the German business community supports paying taxes to preserve the euro because it recognizes that German businesses benefit from the fixed exchange rate that prevents other euro-zone countries from competing with Germany by devaluing their currencies.”
“Her busy career involved extensive travel to Asia and seven-day workweeks.”
“In 2007, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 27 percent of male full-time workers had workweeks of 41 or more hours, compared with 15 percent of female full-time workers; meanwhile, just 4 percent of full-time men worked 35 to 39 hours a week, while 12 percent of women did.”
“And it's not like I'm suggesting that higher taxes would subsidize European-style 35-hour workweeks or early retirement but rather reduce financial stress by lowering the cost of college and home ownership.”
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