Every person works at something. Work in factories. Work in supermarkets. Bake bread. Work on farms. Clean the streets. Work in hotels.
For the more 'important' jobs, well, there will always be people who WANT to be doctors, mechanics, electricians, et cetera. They will train-up and be
experts in their fields because they WANT to, because it is their passion.
Every body works a twelve-hour week. Two hours on weekdays, and one hour on weekend days.
Every fourth week is a week off.
The shifts and weeks off are rotating, so there is always a workforce in place.
So long as you have your card, you can get your goods. No need for money, just the card.
Food can be sourced at any time.
More expensive goods, such as cars, can only be replaced when defective or unrepairable.
Electronics are the same.
Housing is the same for everybody, depending on the size of your family. Sensible housing on a half or quarter-acre block, maintained by the family
and others such as electricians, plumbers and other tradesmen.
The sick can only stop significant manual labour if a doctor deems them totally unfit. This is a case by case basis, although an official set of
guidelines will be in place. For example, those who are bound to a wheelchair can work from home, for the same two-hours a day. They can do
data-processing on computers. They can work for companies as outsourced secretaries, and so on.
Once a person is able to work more demanding roles again, they resume.
The retirement age is fifty. This is a benefit to the industries and the individuals. There will always be workers to take their place. The workplace
will always be running proficiently.
The elderly exchange their labour-card for an aged-card, which simply means they do not work.
Working age for those going into work that does not require specialised study is eighteen, or the year after they finish high-school.
So, the mechanic has a labour-card. He goes to the hairdresser, shows his card, and gets his hair cut. The hairdresser has a labour-card. Her car
needs a service, so she goes to the mechanic. She shows her card, gets her car serviced, and goes home to enjoy her afternoon.
A society where work isn't constant, isn't imposing, is a society where everybody performs a role and benefits equally.
All you need is a card that has your details, biometrically encoded.
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