In the United Kingdom, the organization Four Day Week will be implementing a trial run where worker's hours are reduced by 20%, yet are still paid their full amount. Charlotte Lockhart, founder of the organization, says, "There is clear evidence around the world that if you reduce work time, you increase productivity." Seventy-three companies have opted in to give it a try. Shorter work weeks are linked to improved health, well-being, and sleep in workers. In turn this benefits companies with increased productivity. Still, the four-day work week may not be a one-size-fits-all for every industry.

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