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Press release 307 / 2017-09-06: 11% of the people in full-time employment had excessive working hours in 2016

New report on the Quality of Employment out now

WIESBADEN – People spend many hours a day at work – often more time than is available for their families and leisure activities. In 2016, people in full-time employment worked an average of 41 hours per week. In connection with the press conference "Quality of Employment - earning money and what else counts", which is held in Berlin on 6 September, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that 11% of the people in full-time employment usually worked even more than 48 hours per week. This is regarded as excessive working hours.

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