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Diego Rivera’s mural depicting workers at the Ford Motor Company in Detroit was painted between 1932 and 1933, just before the 40-hour week was instituted in the US.(Detroit Institute of Arts)

How did we end up with the Mon-to-Fri, 9-to-5 grind anyway?

By Rachel Lopez | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2020 06:48 PM IST
From tilling fields to filling in leave cards so you can wrest some time away for yourself once in a while, our relationship with the office, work hours and the right to rest has come a long way.
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