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The four-day working week is gaining ground
Planet Labor, 27 October 2021, n°12763 - www.planetlabor.com

Already trialled since 2015 in Iceland, the shortened work week is becoming more popular. While private sector companies around the world are now testing the concept, several states are also seeking to generalize this idea nationwide in order to boost productivity and foster the post-Covid-19 recovery, while continuing to promote worker well-being. Although reduced working hours without a corresponding salary reduction is the currently preferred option, other variations are also emerging.

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