Adults employed full time in the U.S. report working an average of 47 hours a week, almost a full workday longer than what a standard five-day, 9-to-5 schedule entails. Workers paid a salary log a few more hours each week than those paid hourly.
A slim majority of Americans, 53%, approve of labor unions, near the low in Gallup's nearly 80-year trend. Although more Americans approve than disapprove of unions, they also widely support right-to-work laws.
In the U.S., 49% of Americans are dissatisfied with the quality of K-12 education while 48% are satisfied, the narrowest split since 2001. From 2008-2013, more Americans were dissatisfied with education than were satisfied.