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How a four-day workweek could be better for the climate

How a four-day workweek could be better for the climate

Comment on this story Comment Reducing the workweek to four days could have a climate benefit, advocates say. In addition to improving the well-being of workers, they say slashing working hours may reduce carbon emissions. It’s what you might call a “potential triple-dividend policy, so something that can benefit the economy, society and also the …

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The world’s largest four-day workweek pilot just launched in the U.K.

The world’s largest four-day workweek pilot just launched in the U.K.

Placeholder while article actions load Thousands of workers in Britain had another reason to celebrate after returning from a long weekend to mark Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee. They’re participating in the world’s biggest trial of the four-day workweek, as the global movement toward fewer workdays gathers momentum in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. …

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