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Pennsylvania lawmaker to introduce 4-day workweek bill with no pay reduction

By Sarah Rumpf-Whitten, Fox Business   
August 19, 2023

Workers at many Pennsylvania businesses could be looking at a four-day workweek, as a state legislator says she will introduce a bill to shorten the workweek without reducing worker’s pay.

Democratic Rep. G. Roni Green, who serves a part of Philadelphia County, says that she will “soon” introduce legislation requiring businesses with more than 500 employees to reduce their work hours from 40 hours per week to 32 hours per week without reducing employee pay.

This legislation would exclude small and mid-size companies, Green said in a memorandum posted Aug. 15.

The 40-hour workweek was first established in 1938, which Green says no longer matches societal needs.

“Today, most workers continue to work a standard 40-hour workweek, but society looks and operates differently than it once did in 1938,” Green argued. “Technological advancement alone have significantly increased the productivity of workers allowing more work to be accomplished in less time.”

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Source:  https://nypost.com/2023/08/19/pennsylvania-rep-g-roni-green-to-introduce-4-day-workweek-bill-with-no-pay-reduction/

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What, is this fool jealous of Noisome and other democrat's success in driving business and residents out of California so he's going to have a 'Hold my beer' moment?

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reduce their work hours from 40 hours per week to 32 hours per week without reducing employee pay.
So, stealing employers' money.
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I would Pack up my company and leave the state.
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I would Pack up my company and leave the state.
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Why not just make it a 3-day workweek.  And while you're at it, bump up the minimum wage to $100/hr.
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Why not just make it a 3-day workweek.  And while you're at it, bump up the minimum wage to $100/hr.

With double overtime for working on the "weekend".

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With double overtime for working on the "weekend".
Like the land of Oz:
We get up at twelve and start to work at one
Take an hour for lunch and then at two we're done
Jolly good fun!
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Like the land of Oz:
We get up at twelve and start to work at one
Take an hour for lunch and then at two we're done
Jolly good fun!

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