People tend to work longer hours nowadays. Working long hours has a negative effect on themselves their families and the society so working hours should be restricted. Do you agree or disagree?

Working longer hours
is getting
are getting
more common in today’s society. I personally believe that
trend not only has a severe impact on the workers themselves, but
on their families and the
as a whole.
, I totally agree with the idea of limiting working hours. A few decades ago, a person normally worked an average of eight hours per day. Average daily working hours in recent years,
, have significantly increased to ten or even fourteen.
, in my opinion, adversely affects employees’ health and productivity.
For example
, people who spend longer at
are more likely to suffer from various health issues, ranging from fatigue to more serious problems like anxiety disorders or even stroke
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Failing health leads to more sick leave
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performance and low productivity. My cousin is a case in point. Working nearly twelve hours on a daily basis, he frequently feels exhausted and makes more errors at
than he used to. I
think that
extended hours
the extended hours
serious consequences for families and communities
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At the family level, busy working schedules prevent people from taking frequent family trips or even just having meals together. Relationships among members are greatly weakened if they cannot make
for each other. In terms of
life, overworked people do not devote
to voluntary activity that brings benefits for their society. My uncle,
for example
, hardly has
for local
service projects
as conservation
or working with a charity because he works more than sixty hours per week. In conclusion, I would argue that working
should be reduced since the frequency of long working hours exerts an adverse effect on employees, their family bonds and their
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