From: TED Talks Daily - Thursday May 12, 2022 12:02 pm
How a 4-Day Work Week Benefits You (and the Planet)
Thoughts on the future of work


The case for a 4-day work week

11:42 minutes · TED2022

The traditional approach to work needs a redesign, says economist Juliet Schor. She's leading four-day work week trials in countries like the US and Ireland, and the results so far have been overwhelmingly positive: from increased employer and customer satisfaction to revenue growth and lower turnover. Making the case for a four-day, 32-hour work week (with five days of pay), Schor explains how this model for the future of work could address major challenges like burnout and the climate crisis -- and shares how companies and governments could work together to make it a reality.

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