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Scotland will have a four-day workweek, but not everyone

Scotland will have a four-day workweek, but not everyone

The Scottish government has announced an experiment to introduce a four-day workweek at some enterprises. It was reported by The Scotsman.

Reportedly, businesses that will move to a four-day workweek will be paid €10 million. But despite the fact that the working week will be shortened, wages will remain at the same level.

“A shorter workweek can help keep better quality jobs and improve well-being,” the government said.

Earlier, a plan to gradually limit working hours was presented by the Scottish National Party, which won the last election. It is known that according to the results of surveys, almost 90% of working citizens approved of the reform.

However, it is not reported which enterprises and sectors of the  will be involved in the experiment.



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