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Rekar Munro on shorter work weeks
A new Angus Reid poll indicates nearly 50 per cent of Canadians would prefer a 10-hour reduction in the standard 40-hour work week. School of Business Prof. Carolin Rekar Munro sat down with CHEK News’ Calvin To to discuss the pros and cons of what shorter work weeks would mean for our lives, our paycheques, employers and the environment.
Here’s an excerpt:
“When you look at it from the employee perspective, employees are facing the busyness of their work days and a three-day reprieve allows them to recharge their batteries so they have more time with family, more time for friends–opportunity to do the things that they really, really enjoy.”