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Iceland’s four-day work week trial was a triumph for all


Less is more in Iceland, where a shortened workweek led to better outcomes for workers and employers alike, according to new study results. The trial involved trimming people’s work hours without trimming their pay, in order to see how it would affect their health, happiness and productivity. Iceland rolled out the trial to 2,500 workers across a variety of industries from 2015 to 2019, as part of an experiment run by the U.K.-based think tank Autonomy and Iceland’s Association for Sustainable Democracy (Alda). The test group amounts to roughly one per cent of the tiny island nation’s population. Many employers cut their workweek from 40 hours to...

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