working week


chiefly British
: the total amount of hours or days that a person spends working at a job in one week
a 40-hour working week

Examples of working week in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And so, another working week will soon draw to a close. Ed Silverman, STAT, 22 Mar. 2024 Good morning, everyone, and welcome to another working week. Ed Silverman Reprints, STAT, 12 Feb. 2024 So begins another working week for those of us unlucky, unwise, or un-European enough to not be on a beach someplace. Damian Garde, STAT, 21 Aug. 2023 In Britain alone, firms that reduced their working week to 32 hours experienced a 65% reduction in the number of sick days taken, improved productivity, and a 57% decline in the likelihood that an employee would quit—dramatically improving job retention. Orianna Rosa Royle, Fortune, 11 May 2023

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“Working week.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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