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France's New Economics Minister Proposes Increase on 35-Hour Workweeks
Work-Life Balance

France's New Economics Minister Proposes Increase on 35-Hour Workweeks

Days prior to taking office, Emmanuel Macron suggested that unions should vote on certain 'exceptions' to a long-running and controversial French law.
Geoff Weiss
One of the World's Richest Men Wants a Three-Day Workweek
Work-Life Balance

One of the World's Richest Men Wants a Three-Day Workweek

Speaking at a business conference in Paraguay, Mexican telecommunications billionaire Carlos Slim called for a 'radical overhaul' of the traditional workweek paradigm.
Geoff Weiss
Sweden's Six-Hour Workday Experiment Officially Kicks Off Tomorrow
Work-Life Balance

Sweden's Six-Hour Workday Experiment Officially Kicks Off Tomorrow

The year-long initiative seeks to determine whether reducing hours leads to increased productivity and fewer sick days.
Geoff Weiss
The Median Income of an Uber Driver in NYC Is Nearly $100,000
Salary

The Median Income of an Uber Driver in NYC Is Nearly $100,000

Uber published some staggering figures on its company blog about how much money its drivers make.
Geoff Weiss
Does a 6-Hour Workday Lead to Better Productivity? Sweden's About to Find Out.
Productivity

Does a 6-Hour Workday Lead to Better Productivity? Sweden's About to Find Out.

An economic experiment set to be held in Sweden's second largest city, Gothenburg, will see the hours of an average workday slashed in hopes of enhancing productivity.
Geoff Weiss