Current common (bad) working conditions will someday be illegal.
“Protestant work ethic” (idle hands are the devil’s workshop) infects US thinking.
I am always a “good worker” but efficient and fast, so I get things done quickly. Consequently, I always end up with ‘time’.
At every office job, I’d keep a stack of papers to sort and resort when the bosses walk by. It’s a ridiculous game we;re all forced to play.