Why a four-day workweek is not good for your health
September 1, 2017
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(THE CONVERSATION) Many employers and employees love the thought of a four-day workweek. Supposedly, a four-day work schedule allows workers extra time to pursue leisure activities and family togetherness. Spurred on by visions of spending more time at the beach, many people are now encouraging businesses to adopt this kind of work plan.
There are many purported advantages. Some authorities say that a four-day work schedule facilitates the ability to provide child care and assis...