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New Zealand


NZ company Perpetual Guardian to trial three-day weekends every week. Read more

New Zealand Herald

How would you like full pay for four-day week? Read more
More Kiwi companies eyeing four-day working week after Perpetual Guardian announces trial. Read more
Kiwi company trials 4-day work week. Read more
Mike Hosking: I'd turn down a four-day working week. Read more
Kerre McIvor: The joy of a four-day week. Read more
Big read: The dismantling of the nine-to-five work week in NZ. Read more

MSN New Zealand

Kiwi company introducing three-day weekends. Read more
Work four days, get paid for five: New Zealand company's new shorter week. Read more

Newstalk ZB

Would you like full pay for a four-day week? Read more
Firm founder explains why he is cutting his staff's working week. Read more


Perpetual Guardian to test four-day week. Read more
Duncan Garner: Four-day week, when can we start? Read more
CTU keen to explore four-day working week. Read more
NZ businesses should be innovative, but aware of complicated labour market. Read more

Radio New Zealand

Employer trials four-day working week. Listen here
The Panel with Jane Clifton and Raybon Kan (Part 2). Listen here
It's about being paid for five days, but working four. Listen here

One News

New Zealand company trialling a four day week. Read more

The Rock

A NZ company is trialing three day weekends, and we reckon it's your turn next. Read more

Radio Live

Kiwi company to trial four-day work week. Read more

Otago Daily Times

Kiwi firm to test four-day work week. Read more

The Spinoff

Cheat Sheet: Could we work less for the same pay? Read more

The Edge

Four day working weeks could be coming to New Zealand. Read more

Kiwi firm trials three-day weekend. Read more
Is the traditional 9-5 working week finally dead? Read more

NZ Farmer

New Zealand firm trials four day working week for five days’ wages. Read more

Greater Auckland

Work fewer days to bust congestion? Read more

Live News

Speech to the Productivity hub on The Future of Work: Adaptability, Resilience, and Inclusion. Read more

Rotorua Daily Post

Opinion: Four-day working week worth a shot. Read more

Architecture Now

Flexible working in architecture: part one. Read more
Flexible working in architecture: part two. Read more

Work New Zealand

Could a Three-day Work Week Really Work? Read more


4 Day Week Ireland Launch

  • Campaign for four-day working week in Ireland officially launches. Cork’s 96FM

  • ‘It makes employees more productive’ — Ireland joins calls for a four day work week.

  • A campaign for a four-day working week in Ireland has launched today. iRadio

  • Ireland to join international campaign in push for four-day working week with same pay. The Irish Mirror

  • 'Better4Everyone': Ireland launches official campaign for four-day working week. The Irish Post

  • Employers should introduce four-day working week, union says. The Irish Times

  • Louise Loves: Fridays for Future- Climate Strike draws huge crowds. Limerick Leader

  • Campaigners are calling for Ireland to join an international drive for a four-day working week. Newstalk

  • Campaign for four-day working week in Ireland officially launches. Q102 Dublin

  • Campaigners In 4 Day Work Week Push. Q102 Dublin

  • Campaign for a four-day working week launched. RTÉ

  • Ireland is set to join an international campaign for a four-day working week with no loss of pay. The Irish Sun

  • 'It's like having a bank holiday every week': Trade union calls for four-day work week. The Journal

  • Labour Senator Ged Nash: A four-day working week can help us rebalance our lives. The Irish Mirror

The Moscow Times

Russia’s Labor Ministry Says 4-Day Work Week Would Improve Employees' Lives Despite Costs. Read more

4-Day work week ‘likely in future’, Russia’s Prime Minister says. Read more

Russia may ‘gradually’ adopt a 4-day work week to decrease unemployment. Read more


Nearly half of American workers would prefer a 4-day work week. Read more


Bank of England close to endorsing the four-day week. Read more


Corbyn toys with four-day week to win over British workers. Read more

BBC News

Flexible working should be default, says MP Helen Whately. Read more

The New York Times

A 4-Day Workweek? A Test Run Shows a Surprising Result. Read more

The Times

Four-day week ‘makes us work harder’. Read more

The Daily Mail

Would we all be better off working four days a week? New Zealand company claims trial was a success with NO loss of production (and much happier staff). Read more

Britain’s Trades Union Congress (TUC) is pushing for the country to move to a four-day week by the end of the century, a drive supported by the Labour Party. Read more

The Guardian

A four-day working week is common sense – but the state must make it happen. Read more

Work less, get more: New Zealand firm's four-day week an 'unmitigated success'. Read more

John McDonnell shapes Labour case for four-day week. Read more

Four-day week: trial finds lower stress and increased productivity. Read more


This Company Swears By a 4-Day Work Week. Now It Has Advice on How Your Employer Can Make the Switch. Read here

A New Zealand Company That Tested a Four-Day Work Week May Make It Permanent. Read more


4-day work week is a success, New Zealand experiment finds. Read more

Why this company switched to a four-day work week. Read more

Tech advances should make 4-day workweek a reality for the 21st century, says labor expert. Read more

Wharton’s top professor says America should shorten the work day by 2 hours. Read more

Man behind four-day work week explains how the balance works. Watch the video

Evening Standard

Four day week on five days' pay improves staff productivity, study finds. Read more

A Plus

A New Zealand Company Tested A 4-Day Work Week. The Results Speak For Themselves. Read more

Fox News

New Zealand company tested four-day work week, results may surprise you. Read more


Need another reason to support a four day week? Look no further than climate change. Read more

Four-day working week trial at New Zealand company so successful its boss wants to make it permanent. Read more

London state school to introduce four-and-a-half day week to make teachers happier. Read more

Majority of UK workers support four-day working week, study finds. Read more


A New Zealand company tried a four-day work week. It was a 'resounding success'. Read more


Four-Day Workweeks Create More Productive Employees, New Study Shows. Read more


A 4-Day Workweek Is Not Realistic for Most Companies. But Here's A Simple, Practical Way to Improve Your Employees' Work/Life Balance. Read more

Fast Company

5 tips to help you convert your company to a four-day workweek. Read more

This New Zealand company proves how 4-day workweeks are great for business. Read more

The four-day work week is good for business. Read more

The Sydney Morning Herald

The four-day working week: is it possible? Read more

Study International

Why US schools are moving towards four-day school weeks. Read more


57% of Irish office workers believe 4-day working week is on the way. Read more

The Journal

‘Employees will work smarter, not longer’: Is Ireland ready for a four-day working week? Read more

The Washington Post

Amazon is piloting teams with a 30-hour workweek. Read more

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