A hard day’s night

Why longer working hours come with a long list of risks
By Liz Bernier
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 04/02/2015

Long working hours — specifically those in excess of 50 hours per week — may seem designed for productivity gains but, in practice, they produce just the opposite effect. 


Working more than 50 hours per week comes with a sharp decline in productivity, according to research out of Stanford University in California.