The 36-hour work week/3-day weekend

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    I was being sarcastic; pointing out the overriding goal of the statist - lockstep conformity.
     
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    "I was being sarcastic; pointing out the overriding goal of the statist - lockstep conformity."

    If you read the article I've just posted you will see that though Congress overturned the Black-Connery bill (after the Senate passed it) many employers implemented a 6 hour work day anyway.

    And you're reference to "statist - lockstep conformity" resembles reactionary stereotyping. Workers could afirm their own power to negotiate the deals they want or even form their own enterprises.
     
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    No, I'm referencing the impulse to push for these kinds of social changes with coercive regulation, rather than just being the change you want to see.
     
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    You don't need coercive regulation. A more democratic, participatory economy for workers would do the trick.
     
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    Agreed. As long as it's voluntary.
     
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    A lot or people already work these 3 on 4 off 4 on three off 12 hour shift schedules. Most seem to like it except there are weird rules/policies when it comes to things like sick days/personal days that make no sense to me. One of my brothers works in such a place. One time he told me he got paid more if he took a day off without using a vacation/personal day than if he took a paid day.
     

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