Finland, Under Sanna Marin, May Just Have A 4-Day Work Week

Sanna Marin, the current Prime Minister of Finland, has recently introduced new “working hours and days” plan in the country.

Marin, who has been in office since 10th December, recently called for flexible working duration which will change the from 6 to 4 working days in a week and 6 hours working in a day instead of 8.

While being the Minister of Transport she had advocated for less working days in a week in hope of improving employee rapport and productivity. Marin, said that “I believe people deserve to spend more time with their families, loved ones and hobbies and other aspects of life, such as culture.”

Taking from results in Sweden trial for a similar scheme and Microsoft in Japan it is believed that the scheme would bear positive results and a better working environment.

 

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