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Wales could become the latest country to trial a four-day week
Wales' Future Generations Commission wants the country's public sector to trial a shorter working week to tackle high rates of sickness and low productivity.
Get paid the same for less work in UK four-day week trial
The six-month pilot scheme is recruiting companies to research the potential benefits of a shorter working week.
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UAE becomes first Gulf state to introduce 4.5 day working week
The government said it would “boost productivity and improve work-life balance” as the country aims to improve its competitiveness.
Belgian government to propose four-day working week
A government spokesperson confirmed the plans to Euronews Next, saying they would be announced in the coming days.
UK Uber drivers strike over low pay and automated sackings
The 24-hour walkout organised by the App Drivers and Couriers Union was sparked over claims that Uber is ignoring a Supreme Court ruling giving drivers more rights.
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Could a four-day week pave the way towards a more sustainable future?
A massive trial of shorter working hours in Iceland has produced some interesting results.
Iceland’s four-day week trial an 'overwhelming success'
The trial found that workers’ productivity and well-being improved. It went so well that now most Icelanders work a shorter week.
Iceland’s shorter working week trial changes country’s working habits
Two trials of reduced working hours involving roughly 1% of Iceland’s working population saw productivity maintained and wellbeing improve - and now most in the country have secured the right to a shorter work week.
Working over 55 hours a week 'increases risk of stroke & heart deaths'
The first global analysis of its kind from the World Health Organization and the International Labour Organization found working more than 55 hours per week increased the risk of stroke and heart disease.
Spain launches national trial of four-day work week
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Could Spain's four-day working week save the planet?
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New documentary exposes 'subhuman' working conditions in LA sweatshops
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MEPs adopt road transport reform which fuelled east-west tensions
The mobility package fuelled tensions within the European Union for three years, but its adoption by MEPs may calm a longstanding debate on working conditions for hauliers.
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COVID-19 pandemic is the 'perfect excuse to adopt four-day work week'
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3 simple changes you can make at work for a more eco-friendly office
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France denies nationality to nurse for 'working too much'
The woman's naturalisation application was rejected because she was found to be in breach of working time legislation. Authorities estimated she worked a monthly average of 271 hours in 2018
All companies must record employees' working hours, EU court rules
Companies operating in the EU are legally obliged to set up a system to record the working time of their staff members, the European Court of Justice has ruled.
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Are Europeans that work longer hours more productive?
A study compiled by the UK's Trade Union Congress has found that while the Brits work the longest hours in Europe, they are not even close to being the most productive.
Thousands protest against Hungary's contoversial new labour laws
The "slave law" as it's been dubbed, means employers can now demand that some employees work 400 hours overtime.
Hungarian MPs forcibly removed from offices of state-run TV station
Several Hungarian opposition MPs were forcibly removed from the offices of state-run broadcaster MTVA on Monday after they demand their requests be read live