40 hour work week

How Many Americans Work More Than 40 Hours Per Week?
The eight-hour workday is fairly standard in the United States, and June 19 marks the 100th anniversary of it becoming law for federal workers back in 1912.
Private companies began to follow suit four years later, but these days, working only eight hours a day sometimes seems downright quaint.
Productivity Versus a 40 Hour Week
New figures show what a logical mind has already realized.
Here’s something that you are going to very tempted to tell your boss. According to 150 years of studies — yes, 150 — on productivity, having employees work more than 40 hours a week does more harm than good to the bottom l…