9:57 am
Wed March 9, 2005

Martin Giesbrecht on our work week

Highland Heights, KY – In 1946, the average American workweek was reduced from a war time 48 hours to only 40 hours. More than 50 years have gone by and in spite of a tripling or more of our standard of living, we still put in 40 hours a week. Many of us work much more. Martin Giesbrecht wonders why...

Martin Giesbrecht is professor emeritus of economics at Northern Kentucky University. His remarks reflect his personal opinions and are not necessarily those of Northern Kentucky University, its board of regents or WNKU.