CPC Fellow Arne Kalleberg comments on working hours in the news

Aug 31, 2007

As Labor Day approaches, why does it feel like we're working harder every year? ... Moreover, the labor force is now dominated by two-worker families, leaving less time for child rearing and housekeeping duties that haven't gone away. People report working almost 10 hours more per week than their ideal, said Arne Kalleberg, a sociology professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Married employees "are working three jobs -- two in the workplace and one at home," he said.

This article ("Some are working longer") appears in the August 30, 2007 edition of The State (Columbia, S.C.).

Some media outlets may require free user registration or a subscription. Most articles are available at the URLs provided for a limited time, usually two weeks or less.

Wink Plone Theme by Quintagroup © 2013.

Personal tools
This is themeComment for Wink theme