Iceland’s four-day working week trials an ‘overwhelming success’, report finds – ABC News

Trials of a four-day working week in Iceland have been lauded an “overwhelming success”, with research revealing the initiative helped increase productivity, and led to an overall improvement in workers’ wellbeing.

The trials, run by Reykjavík City Council and the Icelandic government, were held between 2015 and 2019, and ultimately included more than 2,500 workers — or about one per cent of Iceland’s working population.

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