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- Gov't supports 38-hour work week. // Budapest Business Journal;12/2/2002, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p8
Reports on the announcement by Hungarian Prime Minister Peter Medgyessy that his government favors reducing working hours from 40 to 38 a week by the end of its term of office in 2006. Medgyessy's speech at a conference organized by the National Federation of Hungarian Trade Unions; Trade...
- Working hours. // Accountancy;Apr89, Vol. 103 Issue 1148, p150
Focuses on the amount time being spent by employees. Issues affecting hours of labor; Labor policy concerning working hours.
- Working time rules widened. // People Management;11/7/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 22, p16
Reports on a plan to extend working time regulations for workers in previously excluded sectors, such as junior doctors of the British National Health Service, under a government consultation paper launched in October 2002. Details of the regulations; Comments from British employment minister,...
- Returning to the eight-hour work day. // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;07/19/99, Issue 322487, p30
Editorial. Comments on the state law which will return California employers to an eight-hour work day mandate. Impact of the law on business enterprises; Tendency for business firms to employ additional staff to compensate for the hours; Effect on workers' families.
- Calling inspector Clouseau. // Food Management;Aug99, Vol. 34 Issue 8, p88
Reports that the France's Socialist-led government has had its employment ministry monitor businesses to ensure that no employees work more than 39 hours a week. First senior executive to run afoul of the overtime policy; Charges filed against Bernard Rocquemont, former chief executive officer...
- Out of time? // Director (00123242);Oct98, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p39
Discusses the implications of the working-time regulation for employers in Great Britain. Maximum working week of 48 hours; Provision for eight-hour night shifts; Additional employee rights and entitlement; Exclusion of self-employed employees; Gradual reduction in profit-related pay.
- Workers wary of changes to overtime regs. Webster, Richard A. // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);8/16/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p1
Reports on changes in overtime regulations in New Orleans, Louisiana. Estimated number of people who will benefit from overtime rights; Impact of the regulations on nurses and cooks; Classifications of people under the overtime rights. INSET: Overtme overview.
- A question of time. Barnard, Matthew // Marketing Week;4/29/1999, Vol. 22 Issue 13, p51
Focuses on the Working Time Directive introduced in Great Britain in October 1998. Conditions covered by the directive including a maximum number of hours per week; Requirement concerning paid annual leave; delayed in companies' implementation of the directive; British Market Research...
- Stalin's Topsy-Turvy Work Week. Foss, Clive // History Today;Sep2004, Vol. 54 Issue 9, p46
Discusses the calendar system of the Soviet government for the working schedules of workforce in the Soviet Union between 1928 to 1932. Adoption of the reduced working days by industries in January 1928; Approval of Yuri Larin's proposal for the continuous work week system; Division of working...