Sen. Bernie Sanders Introduces 4-day Workweek Legislation

Mar 15, 2024 | Political News

March 14 (UPI) — Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., has proposed a bill to reduce the 40-hour workweek to 32.

Sanders on Thursday introduced the Thirty Two Hour Workweek Act to establish a standard 32-hour workweek with no loss of pay.

He is supported in the Senate by Sen. Laphonza Butler, D-Calif., and in the House of Representatives by Rep. Mark Takano, D-Calif., who introduced the legislation.

Sanders, who chairs the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee on Thursday led the committee in a hearing introducing the act.