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How many hours do you work for free? A poll reveals the opinion of Argentines

How many hours do you work for free?  A poll reveals the opinion of Argentines

People feel like they work for free several hours a day. It doesn’t just happen in Argentina, but it’s a sensation that extends to several countries, according to a study conducted by a private consultant.

According to LADP’s global report, employees in Asian countries believe they “give” most of their hours to their employers, with an average of 8.9 hours, followed by North Americans (8.3), Europeans (7, 5) and Latin Americans (6.2), a Human Resources consultancy.

In Argentina, 41% of the workers consulted believe they are working 6 to 10 hours free per weekIn addition, 24 to 40 extra hours of unpaid work are added during the month. Men and women have a similar feeling: 40% of the former and 42% of the latter.

In addition, there are 18% who say they work about 5 hours more than what they perceive, 9% who admit to working between 11 and 15 hours more a week and 25% who say they do not work. extraordinary. In other words, 75% of respondents said they were doing more than they should.

The reasons, according to the consultant’s opinion, have to do with different beliefs of the employees: that in this way they keep the job, earn a promotion or be recognized by the company. Unpaid overtime hours become part of the company’s internal policy.

In relation to the ages in which additional work stands out, it is observed in 44% that young people between 25 and 34 years work between 6 and 10 hours a day, followed by 39% by those between 45 and 54 years. 39.4% from those between 35 and 44 years old.

There are some areas or professions where most of the extra unpaid work is concentrated. Transportation, professional services and IT / Telecommunications They lead the ranking.

In the transport sector, 50% say they work between 6 and 10 overtime hours a week and 17% between 11 and 15 hours. In professional services the ratio is 45% and 9%, while IT / telecommunications 42% and 12%.

Those who feel they work for free are mostly concentrated (43%) among those who do the home office.

ADP surveyed 32,924 workers in 17 countries. These include 5,768 in Latin America (Argentina, Brazil and Chile). The survey was conducted online in the local language.


Source: Clarin


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