Tag: Work

Overwork in the Age of Multi-tasking

The weekend’s WSJ had an interesting article about work hours — the hours that people think they work, and the hours they actually do. Over the past two decades of rapid technological deployment and globalization, it has become an article of faith among the professional set that we work sweatshop hours. Sociologist Juliet Schor started

On Just Wages, Work, and CST (Part I)

This is the first part of a post of a (hopefully) accurate depiction of Catholic social teaching and the issue of just wages.  Here we cover the nature of the problem, give a brief description of Catholic teaching on work and private property, and the duties of the employer and employee.  Part II will come