Companies announced to take trial of Four day Working week in Australia.
Australian companies will take part in six month pilot project.
In this pilot project companies employee will work 4 day in week instead 5 day but they will get their 100 percent Salarly.
Many Companies has started pilot project this week in United Kingdom.
About 20 companies will start to take work only 4 day in a week from August with no cut to employees pay.
This trial will continue for 6 months.
This means employees will receive 100 percent pay for their 80 percent work.
From the Australia many type of companies like marketing company, communications agency,
health organization, well being organization
and technology firm will participate in that pilot project.
The employees is the key behind the success of any company.
CEO Denis Moriarty Words on Four Day Working Week:-
CEO Denis Moriarty Said that
Our Community has been a traditional office based company and with what we have learned in the past two years pandemic time,
we are now in a position to implement changes as leaders,
trust employees to maintain productivity and make sure work life balance is supported.
Companies can’t grow, reach amazing valuations and achieve social impact or and new heights without their staff support.
It is time we as leaders find ways to return some of this investment to companies employees also,
not just in wages, bonuses and equity,
but with valuable time, so they can use the rest of those things to build a life they want.
Pilot Project Partners:-
The program is being run by not for-profit Four Day Week Global in partnership with researchers from
Auckland University of Technology,
University of Queensland,
University of Sydney and Boston College.
the entrepreneur Andrew Barnes conceived the 4 day week and went on to establish Four Day Week Global,
said the program is not just about work-life balance and productivity.
We recognized well before the pandemic that the 5 day week is no longer fit for Current purpose,
and as we trialed and studied the 4 day week it became clear that
this is a necessary part of the solution to restore climate balance, among many other documented benefits.
We simply can’t go on as we have been, and we welcome the forward thinking companies and business leaders in Australia who are driving this change and showing the path forward.
Pilot Project in other Country:-
This Four day week pilot project is also expected in US, Ireland and Canada.
This type of Shorter working week pilot project was conducted in Iceland between 2015 to 2019 in very large scale.
and In that trial there was no drop of productivity in employees working strength and also employees well being were increased.
Many countries is working about shorten week in their government and private sectors.
Four Day Working Week Global Pilot Project CEO Joe O’Connor Word:-
4 Day Week Global Pilot Project CEO Joe O’Connor said that workers have shown they can work shorter and smarter. and
As we emerge from the pandemic, more and more companies are recognizing that the new frontier for competition is quality of life,
and that reduced hour, output focused working is the vehicle to give them a competitive edge.
Experts of 4 day week global pilot project will measure the impact on employees productivity levels, gender equality and many factors.