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Lawmaker Wants to Test Four-Day Workweek

August 21st, 2023 by WCBC Radio

A Pennsylvania lawmaker is proposing a bill to study a 4-day work week in the state. State Representative Dave Madsen from Dauphin County wants a three-year pilot program involving 70 Pennsylvania businesses.  A similar program in the UK yielded positive results with upticks in productivity and reduced employee turnover.  Opponents to the plan say it is the government interjecting itself where it doesn’t belong.  Madsen told reporters he wants to give it a try and let the data do the talking…