Is a four-day workweek possible for blue-collar workers?

Sep 19, 2023
A four-day workweek, which is among UAW contract demands, could make companies more efficient. But some think it could cause burnout.
The United Auto Workers are on strike at certain plants across the U.S. Among their contract demands are a four-day week with no reduction in pay.
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Why more employers and businesses are considering the 4-day workweek

Marketplace senior economics contributor Chris Farrell joins us to discuss whether the four-day workweek could stick.
"What the research suggests is that if you thoughtfully cut back on hours during the week, you can boost employee well-being and maintain productivity," says Marketplace senior economics contributor Chris Farrell.
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