Phasing out the five-day workweek

Butler, Kelley M.
June 2011
Employee Benefit News;Jun2011, Vol. 25 Issue 8, p8
The article offers the author's views on the challenges to implement compressed-workweek policy. She relates that Work+Life Fit Inc. chief executive officer (CEO) Cali Yost consider difficulties in such policy as human resources and financial reporting systems are fixed on five-day 40-hour workweek. She adds that government's old overtime rules prevent implementation of such policy. She says that employers must recognize the benefits of the policy to make employees happier and more productive.


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