Definition of workweek
: the hours or days of work in a calendar week 40-hour workweek a 5-day workweek a shortened workweek
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Some of the 80 workers employed at one Chinese factory making blouses, dresses and other items under Trump's label were paid just over $60 for a 60-hour workweek, according to an outside audit published by the Fair Labor Association in April.
Tomorrow (Monday): Pleasant conditions persist for the start of the workweek.
Forecasters expect temperatures to dip early next week: The weather service calls for a high near 79 on Monday and daytime highs in the 70s throughout the workweek.
Starting Thursday, the remainder of the workweek will see unsettled conditions with periods of showers likely.
The company said the average hours in a workweek and overtime hours of its production employees have declined, and that each department now has a safety team.
Chinese laws require that workweeks average no more than 44 hours and limit overtime to 36 hours per month.
Turns out the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that last year, the average construction worker in Texas earned just $30,400 or, based on a 40-hour workweek, $14.42 per hour.
Now, the clubs play four times annually during the workweek.
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Definition of workweek for English Language Learners
: the total amount of hours or days that you spend working at a job in one week
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