Tuesday, January 11, 2022

32 Hours and 4-Day Work Week - It Is Happening

 I’m no labor expert beyond that I am a drone like most everyone else. Working from anywhere is no longer a phenomenon due to the pandemic. A great number of folks will not be returning to the office. With that said and one with, here is one that will excite almost everyone - 4-day work weeks or as I like to say, three day weekends! Oh, and some might call it 32 hours work week, whether that is 7 hours a day or actually just 4-day work week depends on the company, I guess.

So, I’m going to start tracking articles as I come across them - stories about who is implementing the 4-day work week, where it is happening, and what government regulations might be involved.

Here is the first one:

D'Youville College in Buffalo, New York will trial a 32-hour work week for six months. And it is a 4-day work week. It is a pilot program that limited to certain administrative staff. A good beginning. (Inside Higher Ed, Business Insider) 1/11/2022

 The world is changing and we are witness a huge market force at work. 

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