Should we abolish the 8 hour workday?

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  1. Agit8r
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    Just wondering if anyone wants to get rid of that socialist policy of limiting working hours/mandating extra pay for overtime. I'm sure that none of you (I assume that some of y'all are productive members of society) would mind working 12 or 14 hours for the same pay, right?
     
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    It'd be a great idea if you think the unemployment rate is unsatisfactorily low.
     
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    The US has one of the most worker friendly 8 hour laws out there.


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    Would you like to debate actual policies argued?

    Your posts resemble some really stupid game.

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    Why stop there? Why not get rid of worker safety laws, weekends, workers comp, minimum wage and everything else the wingnuts bitch about. In fact, let's get rid of child labor laws. Why shouldn't your 6 year old be put to work in a factory instead of wasting time in a school room?
     
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    Why did you cut and paste the Libertarian Party Platform?
     
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    Why should workers be compensated at all?


    Isn't getting up every day and working a job enough satisfaction and appreciation for those that make your very existence possible?
     
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    The American worker is the laziest worker out there. Even France does more by 9am than America does all day.
     
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    Not for me...

    But, then again, I work for you people and y'all are a bunch of ingrates.​
     
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    um, I for one worked 18-hour shifts at my old job.
     
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    Are you an American worker?
     

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