The balance between work and everyday enjoyment should be a goal for employees and employers.
The last paragraphs of the article concede that 25-40 hours per week are ideal. Anything over 40 may decrease productivity.
Of course, as long as wages are held artificially low, those at the bottom of the income scale need to work beyond 40 hours. However, that can be changed with a mandatory minimum wage that is tied to inflation and the cost of living.
This Firm has decreased its hours to allow for this work-life balance. It has also eliminated weekend and extended office hours for routine calls and inquiries. Therefore, if you are looking for legal services or if you are a returning client, please take this into consideration.