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Did you work this weekend? Probably, because that's how Americans roll
Did you work this weekend? Probably, because that's how Americans roll

It’s fitting that I first read this article on Americans working nights and weekends at 4:30 in the morning, as I checked work email before getting ready to head into the office. And that was after a series of emails Saturday and Sunday with sources for a project, and sending myself a couple of email reminders for topics to explore this week. We Americans tend to overwork, according to a new study (fee access). No surprise there. Americans have long worked more hours than our counterparts in other industrialized nations. But it turns out we work more nights and weekends than our European peers. Part of that is the nature of the work itself — more night shifts, for example....

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