Would You Prefer a Four or Five Day Workweek?

Work hard, play hard is the motto, but some of us forget to “play”.

We work so much and so hard, by the time we get around to the “play” we are too tired for any of that.

“Working for the weekend” is more of an idea, than something we actually do, and American’s are the worst about taking time for themselves.

Could that change?

Democratic Rep. Mark Takano of California introduced legislation in Congress this week to shorten the workweek from five days to four. 

The proposed bill is called the “Thirty-Two Hour Workweek Act.” 

Takano said, “It’s well past time that Americans have more time to live their lives, and not just work.” 

Trials of a four-day workweek in Iceland were deemed an “overwhelming success” by researchers in a July report. 

Spain and New Zealand are also experimenting with a four-day workweek. 

As an employee, would you like to see a four-day workweek? If you are a business owner, do you think it would have a positive or negative impact?