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Why we need a 4-day workweek

February 22, 2023
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Back in 1866, when folks gathered in Baltimore to establish the National Labor Union, one of their first resolutions demanded an 8-hour workday — something so revolutionary that it would take decades and the martyrdom of activists in Chicago and Appalachia to adopt. Now Maryland is back at it with a proposal introduced in the House of Delegates last month to experiment with reducing that 40-hours-a-week norm to 32 hours. Give some of the credit to the COVID pandemic, which has forced us to reset priorities as we rethink the ways we live and work.

Article Source: The Baltimore Banner

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