To: U.S. congress and U.S. president

30 Hours Work for 40

Petition Text

Pass legislation that lowers the workweek from 40 hours to 30 hours per week while maintaining the pay of 40 hours per week and maintaining Social Security work credits at 40 hours per week.

Why is this important?

Automation is reducing the number of available jobs for U.S. workers. If this trend continues, unemployment will increase and skilled labor will become a commodities and the United States won’t be competitive in the world market economy.