Inside Chile’s plan to shorten the workweek
Mar 13, 2024

Inside Chile’s plan to shorten the workweek

A year ago, Chilean officials voted to reduce the workweek from 45 hours, longer than in most industrialized countries, to 40.

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Chile cuts its working week to from 45 to 40 hours

Mar 13, 2024
Chile has approved a law saying that businesses need to cut their employees' hours from 45 hours to 40 hours a week to help give everyone a better work-life balance.
Employees at the company office of Home Mobili in Santiago, Chile.

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