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Companies that have done interesting things with shorter workweeks.

Medtronic and the shorter workweek

The Asia-Pacific division of Medtronic, the world’s biggest medical device maker, is pioneering a new way to shorten working hours. In most of the companies I discuss in

By |2020-11-19T22:53:47-08:00September 15th, 2020|4-day workweek, Business and work, Companies, SHORTER|Comments Off on Medtronic and the shorter workweek

Wellness Wednesdays at PTHR

I recently wrote an article for Fast Company about companies that have adopted 4-day weeks during the pandemic. They’ve discovered during the lockdown that responding to the demands

By |2021-07-26T10:37:29-07:00August 31st, 2020|4-day workweek, Business and work, Companies, SHORTER, UK|Comments Off on Wellness Wednesdays at PTHR

Morrisons UK set to trial a 4-day workweek

UK supermarket giant Morrisons has announced that it will trial a 4-day workweek at its Bradford corporate HQ, in the north of England. The headquarters will actually be

By |2021-07-26T10:37:29-07:00July 17th, 2020|4-day workweek, Business and work, Companies, UK|Comments Off on Morrisons UK set to trial a 4-day workweek

Jefferson County, Colorado trials a 4-day week

Jefferson County, Colorado, moved some of its government operations to a 4-day workweek on June 1. In most cases, this means moving staff to four 10-hour days, not

By |2020-11-19T22:55:28-08:00June 15th, 2020|4-day workweek, Companies, Politics and Policy, SHORTER|Comments Off on Jefferson County, Colorado trials a 4-day week

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

Scottish companies talk about the 4-day week and pandemic reopening

The Edinburgh Evening News spoke to the heads of two Scottish companies about the 4-day week and how it could help companies in the wake of the pandemic.

By |2021-07-26T10:38:00-07:00May 27th, 2020|4-day workweek, Business and work, Companies, SHORTER|Comments Off on Scottish companies talk about the 4-day week and pandemic reopening

Morgantown WV will begin a year-long trial of a 4-day week for government services

Morgantown, a city of about 30,000 in West Virginia, will begin a year-long trial of the 4-day week starting July 6, right after the national holiday. The city's

By |2020-11-19T22:58:54-08:00May 27th, 2020|4-day workweek, Companies, SHORTER|Comments Off on Morgantown WV will begin a year-long trial of a 4-day week for government services

Japanese companies are implementing 4-day weeks as they reopen

Recently I made the case in The Atlantic that companies should adopt a 4-day week in order to make offices and workplaces safer, and to help companies develop

By |2020-11-19T22:58:38-08:00May 26th, 2020|4-day workweek, Business and work, Companies, Current Affairs, Politics and Policy, SHORTER|Comments Off on Japanese companies are implementing 4-day weeks as they reopen
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