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Can a shorter workweek make employees more productive? RT’s Boom Bust investigates

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8 Jul, 2021 13:57

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Can a shorter workweek make employees more productive? RT’s Boom Bust investigates

People pass a multi-coloured shop in Reykjavik, Iceland © Reuters / Chris Helgren

Trials of a four-day workweek in Iceland were an overwhelming success, according to UK think tank Autonomy, which concluded that worker productivity did not suffer and even improved in some cases.

RT’s Boom Bust asks Professor Richard Wolff if a shorter workweek is a good idea and whether other countries should try the experiment.

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