As a farmer who gave up his farming career to join 'the real world', I can assure him that it's much better to work a 40-hour week
, five days a week and get a regular wage at the end of it than to work up to 90 hours a week and more, seven days a week, without holidays and be faced with the prospect that you will be in debt as you cannot compete with cheap foreign imports and an unsupportive public
The postmen, who work a 40-hour week
for pounds 12,500 a year, have fired the opening shot in what could become a bitter wage battle.
For a 40-hour week
that would amount to pounds 164.
Those cops will work a 40-hour week
, or to be more exact, 80 hours in two weeks.
My goal is to work a 40-hour week
, like everybody else, instead of 70 to 80 hours.
Seventeen percent of respondents to the LifeCare poll said they would opt for a compressed work schedule (working a 40-hour week
in only three or four-days), while 15% feel that working fewer hours would enable them to be more productive by reducing their stress levels.
There are many workers working a 40-hour week
on the minimum wage, who don't take home more than pounds 800 a month.
93 an hour in October, putting an extra pounds 5 for a 40-hour week
in the pay packets of a million workers.
Police Management Advisors, a Carlsbad-based firm, said it could find no difference in such costs when officers worked a three-day schedule with 12-hour shifts, as opposed to a regular 40-hour week
The poorest workers, men and women, were bar staff and kitchen porters earning an average pounds 173 for a 40-hour week
Given a 40-hour week
, 14 percent of a depressed worker's time is nonproductive.
If I took a job at minimum wage I would have a wage of pounds 168 a week on a 40-hour week