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The 75th anniversary of the 40 hour workweek is not a time for celebration, but for action. Specifically, it’s time for Americans to fight for more time off

That’s according to Take Back Your Time, a national advocacy group that focuses on expanding workers’ rights to leisure time. The group points out that while productivity has skyrocketed in the seven decades since the 40 hour workweek was enshrined in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), there has been no corresponding decrease in workload for workers. 

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