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Millennials Want a 4-Day Workweek, Poll Indicates

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Millennials Want a 4-Day Workweek, Poll Indicates

Millennials Want a 4-Day Workweek, Poll Indicates

Millennials Want a 4-Day Workweek, , Poll Indicates.

Redfield and Wilton Strategies recently conducted a poll for 'Newsweek' to find out how Americans feel about the idea of moving toward a four-day workweek.

4,000 U.S. voters were surveyed between April 6 and 7.

63% were in favor of a four-day workweek.

46% think the model makes employees more productive.

Out of all age groups surveyed, millennials accounted for 74% of those who want to work less hours.

Of that 74%, 44% "were strongly in favor of a shorter working week," 'Newsweek' reports.

50% of people born in 1964 and before supported a four-day workweek.

The results come as more companies are adopting shorter workweeks, and politicians are pushing to advance the trend in Congress.

The results come as more companies are adopting shorter workweeks, and politicians are pushing to advance the trend in Congress.

The sad reality is, Americans now work more hours than the people of most other wealthy nations, Bernie Sanders, via March 2024 health committee hearing.

Lisa Countryman-Quiroz, CEO of non-profit JVS, called a 5-day, 40-hour workweek outdated.

The five-day workweek was created in a different time.

It served its purpose, but today's world is more fast-paced and technology-driven than our workplace predecessors could have imagined, Lisa Countryman-Quiroz, CEO of non-profit JVS, via 'Newsweek'.

Since implementing a four-day workweek, our results have been incredible.

, Lisa Countryman-Quiroz, CEO of non-profit JVS, via 'Newsweek'.

We've found our employees are more productive, report better work-life balance, and experience less burnout.

Incredibly, our turnover rate has been cut nearly in half, Lisa Countryman-Quiroz, CEO of non-profit JVS, via 'Newsweek'


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