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To save the economy, we need a shorter working week

Aidan Harper writes for Tribune


Aidan Harper wrote for Tribune about how this year has shown some bright spots when it comes to shorter working hours:

The SNP’s motion is the latest bright spot – but promising moves are not confined to the UK. Unilever in New Zealand put their employees on a trial four-day week this week, with no reduction in pay, and last week, in Spain, the centre-left party Más País put forward proposals for the Spanish Finance Ministry to consider providing financial aid to companies that cut the working week to 32 hours, with no loss of pay, as part of its 2021 budget.”

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