Off Message: The merits of a shorter workday
Could a six-hour workday really happen? And what would working life be like?
Anyone else intrigued by the debate around moving towards a standard six-hour working day? Sweden (of course, it would be Sweden) has been properly trying this out for the past two years, but the results have not been entirely conclusive.
What happened is this: in February 2015, nurses working at a retirement home started working a six-hour day – for the same money as they earned for eight hours – in an experiment to see...
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