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The Four-Day Week: 2022 Annual Report is out now

My book SHORTER came out in 2020, and in the last two years a lot has happened in the world (no surprise!) and with the global 4-day week

The Congressional Progressive Caucus gets behind the 4-day week

Earlier this year California Rep. Mark Takano introduced a bill to shorten the workweek in the United States to 32 hours. Now, it’s getting some support from the

By |2021-12-13T08:57:31-08:00December 13th, 2021|4-day workweek, Politics and Policy|Comments Off on The Congressional Progressive Caucus gets behind the 4-day week

Nigerian state government announces a 4-day week

A number of governments have experimented with 4-day weeks and work-from home plans. Mainly these have been in the US and Europe, but the Nigerian state of Kaduna

By |2021-12-01T12:35:35-08:00December 1st, 2021|4-day workweek, Politics and Policy|Comments Off on Nigerian state government announces a 4-day week

Mark Takano announces 4-day week legislation for the United States

A few days ago I noted that there were a growing number of politicians around the world— in Canada, Chile, Japan, Korea, Scotland, and elsewhere— talking about the benefits

By |2021-07-28T08:31:32-07:00July 28th, 2021|4-day workweek, Politics and Policy|Comments Off on Mark Takano announces 4-day week legislation for the United States

Government experimentation with shorter hours

Iceland is getting a ton of coverage for its implementation of a shorter workweek for public sector workers, but it's worth noting that a lot of other countries

By |2021-07-26T11:35:27-07:00July 7th, 2021|4-day workweek, Politics and Policy|Comments Off on Government experimentation with shorter hours

“Japan has a latent ability to create flexible work environments and workstyles:” The Liberal Democratic Party discusses a 4-day week

Yesterday I noticed in an article on the Deutsche Welle Web site on the 4-day week, that "Kuniko Inoguchi, a member of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party," put

By |2021-07-26T10:37:28-07:00February 8th, 2021|4-day workweek, Politics and Policy|1 Comment
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