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Hours of work in the U.K. in the 1970s

N. H. Stern

Hours of work in the U.K. in the 1970s

by N. H. Stern

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Published by University of Warwick, Department of Economics] in [Warwick .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby N. Stern.
SeriesSocial Science Research Council Programme. Taxation, incentives and the distribution of income, no. 15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21368830M

Help your kid learn more about the people, events, and trends that helped shape the s. 3. Long working hours impedes the advancement of diversity. A main assumption underlying Japanese-style employment practices was a traditional division of labor between the sexes whereby market work became a male domain while family and nonmarket work was left to women (a point we return to below).

Few writers, however, were as challenging to work with as Hunter S. Thompson, whom Mr. Silberman was editing in the late s and early ’70s — including Thompson’s book “Hell’s Angels.   Author Juliet Schor, who wrote the best-selling book The Overworked American in , concluded that in Americans worked an average of nearly one month more per year than in

* Hours. Will be recorded to the nearest whole hour. On those items which require servicing on an hourly basis and are not equipped with an hour meter, enter the estimated hours of operation. a. In. The operator will enter the hour meter reading upon completion of the equipment usage. b. Out. The dispatcher will neter the hour meter reading. In the s, the “inactivity rate” for men in their prime working years (25 to 54) was less than 6 percent. Today, it is up close to 12 percent. For most of the s, the average duration of unemployment was less than 15 weeks. Today, it is more than 37 weeks. In the s, Star Wars was released.


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