Long work hours don’t work for people or the planet

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In 1926, U.S. automaker Henry Ford reduced his employees’ workweek from six eight-hour days to five, with no pay cuts. It’s something workers and labour unions had been calling for, and it followed previous reductions in work schedules that had been as high as 84 to 100 hours over seven days a week.

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David Suzuki is a scientist, broadcaster, author and co-founder of the David Suzuki Foundation.

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