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A Shortened Work Week
An argument in support of a four-day workweek.
# 127302 | 750 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Economics (Labor) , Labor Studies (General)


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This paper makes an argument that a four-day workweek is an idea whose time has come, as it helps resolve a number of issues for businesses, employees and society. From increased leisure time for employees and decreased operating expenses for businesses to less pollution and decreased traffic, the argument maintains government should make the shortened workweek mandatory.

From the Paper:

"It has been over a century since the labor movement fought for an eight-hour work day. Today, changes in the economy, business and society are encouraging a move toward a four-day work week in which workers work four ...-hour days and have three days off. While some people argue lost productivity, employee burnout and customer service erosion will result from a shortened workweek, there are a number of benefits for employees, businesses and society that make a strong argument in support of a..."

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