Weather Updates

DATA: Is the 40-hour work week a thing of the past?

Man Sleeping His Desk

Man Sleeping at His Desk

storyidforme: 71374805
tmspicid: 25104586
fileheaderid: 12655699

Updated: September 3, 2014 2:40AM

While 40 hours is the standard definition for being employed full-time, a recently released Gallup poll shows that 50 percent of Americans are working far more than 40 hours each week.


© 2014 Sun-Times Media, LLC. All rights reserved. This material may not be copied or distributed without permission. For more information about reprints and permissions, visit To order a reprint of this article, click here.