Katell Abiven

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Long-lunching, late-working Spain mulls changing time zone

Oct 20, 2013

Long-lunching, late-working Spain mulls changing time zone

Spanish lawmakers want to shift the country back a time zone and impose more healthy, family-friendly working hours: A tricky job in a land known for siestas and late-night partying. A typical Spaniard’s working day? “Start at 9:00 a.m., stop at 2:00 p.m. to ...