Whatever trainers may think about a 40-hour week
, what we all agree on is the fact we cannot carry on as we are.
Meanwhile YorKshire's female employees saw their wages decline by 3.8% in real terms - a loss of PS14.51 for an average full-time WORKER on a 40-hour WEEK
According to one worker on this assembly line, the week of January 18, 1993, was the first 40-hour week
on the line since July 1992; more typical was the week of January 11, when the line operated for only eight hours.
Bill is working a 40-hour week
and is paid $3.75 an hour.
"We're looking to try to alleviate the pressure on them by bringing in a 40-hour week
, where there would be a requirement to work some part of the weekend but they would be able to formalise it between the employer and staff.
THE Queen is hiring a live-in housekeeper to launder her sheets - on PS39,000 a year for a 40-hour week
Under existing rules, they qualify for a statutory PS138.18 a week, equivalent to PS3.45 an hour for a 40-hour week
, with employers encouraged to make up the gap in the employee's usual pay.
The answer is pounds 12.50 based on a 40-hour week
for a full 52 weeks.
Financial services firm Fidelity's Retirement Index found that for someone earning a median weekly wage of pounds 447, their pension income would fall to pounds 223 - just pounds 9 more than the minimum wage, based on a 40-hour week
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.