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Talking about the 4-day week on Better Life Lab’s “Crisis Conversations”

Last Friday I joined panel featuring Brigid Schulte, Manar Morales (Diversity and Flexibility Alliance President & CEO), Richard Gegick (leader of the Restaurant Opportunities Center), and Kendra Goodenough

The 4-day week and the shape of post-pandemic work in Asia

Recently in a number of countries, politicians have raised the idea of post-pandemic economies adopting a 4-day workweek as a way of boosting tourism and leisure spending, making

Harris Poll on the popularity of the 4-day week

The Harris Poll's CV19 Tracker recently included some questions about the 4-day week, and they provide a snapshot of American attitudes toward the idea of a shorter week:

By |2020-11-24T09:19:32-08:00June 5th, 2020|4-day workweek, Current Affairs|Comments Off on Harris Poll on the popularity of the 4-day week

“A shorter workweek could provide specific benefits during our economic recovery.”

Recently Justin Trudeau joined the chorus of national leaders who have spoken favorably about the 4-day week. Now, British Columbia Green Party politician Sonia Furstenau argues that "A

By |2020-06-03T20:27:49-07:00June 3rd, 2020|4-day workweek, Business and work, Current Affairs|Comments Off on “A shorter workweek could provide specific benefits during our economic recovery.”

Talking about the 4-day week on TVO’s The Agenda

I’m on today’s broadcast of The Agenda, the Toronto news show, talking about the 4-day week.  Sorry that the video is so small-- I wasn't able to

Sara Al-Mulla: “Can we devise a policy whereby employees can change their working hours to achieve performance goals, while also complementing their lifestyles?”

In Arab News, writer and Emirati civil servant Sara Al-Mulla makes the argument that we should use the reopening of businesses and government to reconsider how we work,

By |2020-05-28T22:12:20-07:00May 29th, 2020|4-day workweek, Business and work, Current Affairs, SHORTER|Comments Off on Sara Al-Mulla: “Can we devise a policy whereby employees can change their working hours to achieve performance goals, while also complementing their lifestyles?”

Join an all-star cast to discuss “Is a 4-day week the solution for the post-COVID recovery?”

My friends at 4 Day Week have organized an online conference on the subject, "Is a 4-day week the solution for the post-COVID recovery?" It'll happen on June

By |2020-05-28T06:21:35-07:00May 27th, 2020|4-day workweek, Business and work, Current Affairs, Events, SHORTER|Comments Off on Join an all-star cast to discuss “Is a 4-day week the solution for the post-COVID recovery?”
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