9 To 5
With longer workweeks and busy kids’ schedules, some of us feel like we aren’t spending as much quality time with our families as we’d like. That’s how Eric from Mounds View felt when he wrote to WCCO. He wanted to know: What happened to the 9-to-5 job? “It has changed dramatically,” said Dr. Ernest Owens, a management professor at the University of St. Thomas School of Business.
A blockbuster hit back in 1980, “9 To 5” tackled sexism in the corporate world, and gave its three female stars carte blanche to thoroughly stomp all over one nasty hunk of male ego. Audiences ate it up.