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A Closer Look (Time Crunch: The Netherlands) #191631

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 14, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statistics on the American worker on the job cited.

(No location given: Robert Krulwich) The approach in the Netherlands to work and life where the work week is shorter thanthat in the United States featured; statistics on the Dutch work force and economy cited. [XS4ALL CEO Doke PELLEBOER - comments on work.] [American-born mother Elizabeth McFADGEN - reacts to receiving maternity benefits.] [NRC Handelsblad economic writer Roel JANSSEN - recalls the economic problems of the 1980s.] The Dutch solution of improving the economy by shortening the work week and hiring more part-time workers explained. [Two Dutch WORKERS, three American WORKERS - react to limited raises.]

Jennings, Peter;
Krulwich, Robert

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