I work 9 hr days now... what's one more hour!
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We did this for a while about 6 months ago and it was hell because you would have to work Friday anyway, so you just ended up work 5 X 10. People are less productive the more hours they work. I vote no.
BTW, I have been working 7 days a week for the last couple months so it wouldn't be bad right now. It's hard on families though.
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Utah is going back to a 5 day a week work week.
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If they actually want to save money they should go to a 4 day 8 hour week, and cut everyone's salary 10%.
Employees would like it because they would get 3 day weekends every week, and only lose 10% of their pay versus 20% of their time.
10% of all salaries would be huge.
Extra time off isn't enticing to me in the slightest.
Last edited by Caveat Emperor; 09-05-2011 at 11:31 PM.
Cincinnati Here We Go.
26 Years and Counting...
I work 12 hour shifts 4 on 4 off
3 on 3 off. Work every other Sunday and Mon- Wed for 7 weeks and Thur-Sat 7 weeks. Night shift 7 to 7. I love 3 days off 1 week and 4 off the next. I couldn't live with 2 days off anymore.
My kids are 10 and 14 and I do miss some things but sometimes I have extra time with them.
I've been to dinner at Jimmy Buffet's house, and I've eaten it at a homeless shelter. And there's great joy and harrowing terror to be found in both places.
If Thursday becomes the new Friday, will people learn to hate working on Thursday?
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Four day work week? When is Hump Day?
I just started 4 10's with Monday's off a few weeks ago. So far I like it a lot. My work day didn't extend later though, I come in two hours earlier each day. To top it off when a Holiday falls on a Monday I get the prior Friday off too for a 4 day weekend. no complaints here!
Plus when it's a vacation day, I feel like you get a better deal if you book it so that you leave the hotel on Monday versus checking in on Friday/
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