Study shows four-day week isn’t all beneficial

The four-day week might offer an extended weekend, but a pilot test in Kerteminde by Roskilde University also found that longer hours on fewer days caused greater fatigue and work-life balance issues.

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In 2022, a group of employees from Kerteminde Municipality embarked on an experiment with the four day work week. Researchers at the Center for Working Life Research at Roskilde University spearheaded the project in cooperation with the municipality of Kerteminde, which saw the employees work a set 35 hours from Monday to Thursday, plus two […]

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