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Bernie Sanders wants the U.S. to adopt a 32-hour workweek

Could workers and companies benefit?

BY RUSS BYNUM Associated Press
Posted 3/22/24

The 40-hour workweek has been standard in the U.S. for more than eight decades. Now some members of Congress want to give hourly workers an extra day off.

Sen. Bernie Sanders, the far-left independent from Vermont, this week introduced a bill that would shorten to 32 hours the amount of time many Americans can work each week before they're owed overtime.

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