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Shorter Workweeks Are Back in the Spotlight

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Experts weigh in on the pros, cons, and possibilities of an abbreviated workweek and the role training will play in the change.

Fed up with 100-hour-plus workweeks in the 19th century, labor rights organizations popularized the slogan "Eight hours for work, eight hours for rest, and eight hours for what you will" to energize their fight for a shorter workweek.

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Now, at the dawning of 2022, the length of the workweek again takes center stage. Despite the many technological advancements d

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