1930s Socialist Propaganda for a 4 Hour Work Day


Work less, get paid the same wages. Sounds like part time to me. That’s a way for a government administration to doctor the numbers to show unemployment decreasing while reducing the gross income of the work force. I’ll pass.

[Found here.]


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2 Responses to “1930s Socialist Propaganda for a 4 Hour Work Day”

  1. Dan Says:

    The 4 day work week has been in wide usage for several industries for decades. Many nurses work three 12-hour days, getting paid for 40 hours, about a 12% premium. There’s nothing inherently wrong with any schema of hours & days, productivity is the measure we need – not hours.

  2. Bunk Strutts Says:

    Dan– That’s not what the socialist propaganda posters promoted. The intent was to attempt to stall the productivity of the US workforce.

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