If you lived in the 19th century and worked in manufacturing, youd be looking at a working week of between 60 to 90 hours, according to research from the University of Groningen. These days, thankfully, things look a bit brighter. While working weeks differ across the EUFrance famously has a 35-hour weekin general European staff cant work more than 48 hours per week on average, including overtime. This means that we are now working between 50% and 125% less than we would have been in the 1800sand the better news is that workers conditions have continued to improve. Weekly working…

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