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Four Day Work Week

Does a Shorter Week Help Kids With Their Learning?

The Conversation US | Posted 10.19.2015 | Education
The Conversation US

How would you react if you were told that your local public school planned to change the schedule from the traditional Monday-through-Friday model to a schedule that contained four longer school days?

Arthur Delaney

Less Pay, More Weekend? Some Americans Are Ready To Say Yes | Arthur Delaney | Posted 07.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Four years into the economic recovery, HuffPost's measure of America's overemployment rate stands tall at 16 percent. In a new poll b...

This New Work Model Will Make You Excited To Go Into The Office (WATCH)

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.30.2014 | Business

As work-related stress levels are on the rise and burnout is increasingly taking a toll on employees, companies are searching for new and innovative w...

Dave Jamieson

Jon Huntsman's Four-Day Workweek Experiment Comes To End In Utah | Dave Jamieson | Posted 08.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Back in 2008, when he was governor of Utah, likely GOP presidential hopeful Jon Huntsman instituted a novel experiment in human-resource...

Why The Four-Day Work Week Could Be Good For The Environment

Think Progress | Matthew Yglesias | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The traditional 40-hour workweek is composed of five eight-hour days instead of four ten-hour days. But the historical reasons for that are fairly arb...

KPMG To Offer 4-Day Work Week To British Employees To Stave Off Job Cuts

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LONDON — Financial services company KPMG said Friday it would offer its staff a four-day working week or sabbatical breaks, but said it could no...

The Four Day Work Week Gains Speed, Saves Gas

Morra Aarons-Mele | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Morra Aarons-Mele

In 1938 Congress passed the Fair Labor Standards Act regulating the eight hour day, 40 hour week. Most scholars of work and many Americans agree: the traditional work schedule is a relic.