You can read the article here.
It’s not really a question as to whether New Zealand is being left behind. I think there are many countries facing this challenge … but the question is what is the challenge?
I ask because I believe that there is a massive conflation of this as people make their arguments..
Does a 4 day week mean
- Working 40 hours in 4 days
OR are we really talking about reducing the number of hours of a standard week to 32 hours?
If the latter we are essentially awarding people a 20% increase in their wage/salary… really? From businesses who argue that they can’t afford a 2 Percent increase in salaries?
If it is the former … what’s the big deal? It isn't that hard to reschedule the teams .. and the benefits to the staff ... priceless!
Imagine cutting out 20% of these rides every week!