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Working From Home Means Working Longer Hours for Many: Chart

March 23, 2020, 12:41 PM

As many people across the globe move to working remotely to slow the spread of coronavirus, they’re also starting to work a longer day. Those in the U.S. have logged on for an additional three hours per day compared to patterns seen before March 11 -- a 40% jump -- according to data from virtual private network service provider NordVPN Teams.

In the U.K., France, Spain and Canada, the working day has extended by an average of two hours, with many people starting work earlier than usual.

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