Ireland - Unions goes for four-day working week - November 30, 2018

In a debate on the future of work union Fórsa workers calls for a four-day working week so the fruits of technological change can be equally split. According to the union, most of the benefits of increased productivity has gone to a small ‘global elite’ rather than working people and this has to change. The union also sees a rationale for a four-day working week in increased productivity. By producing more with less, our needs would be met through less. 

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