Four-day work week to become reality in five years, majority believe

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Irish workers believe a four-day working week is to become a reality in the coming years and would be tempted by an employer offering a shortened week, according to a new survey from Hays, the recruitment agency.

Of the almost 900 respondents, more than half (54 per cent) said the four-day work week will become a reality in the next five years and almost two thirds (64 per cent) said the offer of a four-day ...