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Description:¬† When I was much younger, futurists dreamed of a day when the work week would be much shorter. What would we do with our high standard of living and all this leisure time? Well, according to Saturday’s Globe and Mail, many have reached the 15 hour work week. But that is a problem – for consumers, their finances and the country’s economy as a whole

Source: Globe and Mail.com

Date: October 4, 2014

Link: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/the-15-hour-workweek-canadas-part-time-problem/article20926986/

Questions for Discussion:

1) What has been your personal experience¬† – and that of your friends and family – with this “part-time problem”?

2) How do you think this part-time problem might impact the accounting profession?

3) What policies can our society envision to help address the “part-time problem”?

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