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Five-hour work day anyone? Employees say they could get plenty done in that time

Mitchell Hartman Sep 4, 2018
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So, think you could do your job in less than eight hours a day? Nearly half of employees surveyed by the Kronos Workforce Institute said they could do their job fine in just five hours — if they could do it uninterrupted. And about 40 percent of respondents in the United States want a four-day workweek — as long as they don’t lose any pay to get it.

The survey is based on a voluntary online poll of more than 3,000 working people in the United States and seven other developed countries. It was conducted by Kronos and Future Workplace.

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