More Civil Societies: The 40 hour working week

This week on More Civil Societies, Eva Cox is looking at the average working week with the standard 40 hours a week no longer being the ‘norm.’
Research in Sweden shows that a longer working week doesn’t necessarily lead to more productivity. The country with the shortest working week has the highest productivity per hour – Netherlands.
Eva says we need to seriously look at our working week and talk about a shorter working week.

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