Economy Aug 28

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Would Shortening the Workweek Stimulate the Economy?

Question: Why doesn’t the federal government stimulate the economy by reducing the length of the workweek (the number of hours after which employees receive time-and-a-half pay)? Employers would respond by spreading the work load, which means more hiring and fewer…

Economy Jan 30

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Are We Headed to a Shorter Work Week?

Question/Comment: The Independent mentions that the United Kingdom might move to a three day work week. While some companies have resorted to this kind of solution, most have not. Would this kind of measure be of any help if…