A recruitment firm is set to take the plunge into the four-day working week
Killian Woods on business
There’s been a lot of noise about the “four-day working week” concept in recent months. After the Parental Leave Bill 2017 was passed in May, Social Democrats co-leader Róisín Shortall said there needs to be a “serious debate” in Ireland about work-life balance.
Shortall’s argument was that parents are essentially using unpaid leave allowance to work four-day weeks already, which means it’s time to put the idea of a four-day working week on ...