Sweden -Six-hour working day gaining momentum -October 04, 2015

The publication of a study in scientific journal The Lancet has generated international attention to Swedish companies’ increasingly implementing six-hour workdays. The study by researchers at University College London highlights the negative health consequences of long work hours. Several Swedish companies, on the contrary, have testified to the benefits of the six-hour workday. The firms report productivity did not go down and employee satisfaction increased.

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