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Thursday, 06 September 2007 00:00
Over 600 million people around the world do overtime (in number more than – 48 hours per week), says the International Labor Organization, according to which the hardest working nation is Peru.

More than half of the Peru population is working 48 hours per week, than 49.5% of the total population in South Korea than 46.7% in Thailand, 44.4% the citizen of Pakistan and 40% in Ethiopia where 48 hours is the minimum working hors per week.

Among the developed countries, as expected, Japanese lead with 39.3% with minimum 48 hours per week, than the Brits with 25.7%, Israel with 25.5% and New Zealand and Australia with 23.6% and 20.4%.

According to ILO the long working hours have negative impact on the human health and on the family life, it increases the risks of work related injuries and decrease the productivity of the employees.

The research has shown that almost everywhere the men have in average more extra paid hours, mostly due to the unpaid working.

The article is taken from Оn.net.mk
 

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