Advertisement

''We are encouraging businesses to trial a 4 day week''

We know that how and where we work has changed dramatically over the past 15 months as a result o...

Share this article

17.01 22 Jun 2021


''We are encouraging businesses to trial a 4 day week''


Listen to this episode


Share this article

17.01 22 Jun 2021


We know that how and where we work has changed dramatically over the past 15 months as a result of the pandemic, but should we continue to embrace the change by introducing a four-day working week?

A new pilot programme will kick off in January 2022 for a six month period to test just how feasible this is.

Kevin Callinan, Forsa General Secretary and Margaret Cox Director of the ICE group who currently operates on a four day, joined Kieran on The Hard Shoulder.

The Hard Shoulder

Listen and subscribe to The Hard Shoulder on Apple PodcastsGoogle Podcasts and Spotify.

    

Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App.

   

You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.


Read more about

4 Day Working Week Balance Job Lifestyle Office Work

Related Episodes

Why we eat double the amount o...

00:11:47

Why we eat double the amount on holiday #HolidayGluttony

The Hard Shoulder Highlights

00:11:47


Hong Kong under 25 years of Ch...

00:06:32

Hong Kong under 25 years of Chinese rule

The Hard Shoulder Highlights

00:06:32


Electric Ireland to increase g...

00:12:15

Electric Ireland to increase gas and electricity prices

The Hard Shoulder Highlights

00:12:15


Minions, John Wayne and Monty...

00:49:33

Minions, John Wayne and Monty Python

Screentime With John Fardy

00:49:33