Independent_Joe_18_Dunkin_Donuts_electronic-sign-avon-IWouldn’t have thought the notion of a 40-hour work week would be particularly newsworthy, but this past week, the issue was front and center in the weekly Republican Radio Address as US Senator Susan Collins (R – Maine) said that because of Obamacare and the implications of the 30-hour work week threshold, many workers would see their hours reduced and wages cut.  She advocated support for ‘Forty Hours is Full Time Act’ (S.1188), a bipartisan bill she filed to define full-time employee at 40 hours.