Problem

Reduction of working time

Other Names:
Shorter working week
Short working time
Incidence:
According to a 1999 report, for most Europeans the ideal working week was a 34-hour week, as against the 39 hours worked on average by employees and the self-employed, taken together.
Claim:
People have lost the commitment to work, to have a vocation.
Counter Claim:
In France, a cut from 39 to 35 hours a week would create a million extra jobs over five years.
Reduces:
Lack of jobs
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Subject(s):
Fundamental Sciences Form
Date of last update
16.12.1999 – 00:00 CET