We see how automation is increasing and covering many different industries and replacing many jobs. But that is not necessarily a bad thing........as long as we adapt to those changes. Explore here how we can work with technology to make our lives easier rather than harder.
Studies show that countries that work fewer hours have lower carbon emissions than countries that work more. Explore the direct relationship that exist between work hours and ecological footprint.
Everyone deserves the option to find a job with decent income. We have people working long hours while others are struggling to find employment or, if they have one, they don't have the amount of hours they would like to work. Learn how work time reductions can become a succesful strategy in order to achieve Full Employment.
Longer hours of work leads to more stress and thus leads to poor health.. Work/Life balance should be at the top priority for everyone. Spending fewer hours at work can leave more time to spend on family, friends or even hobbies that make us feel better and improves our level of well-being.
How could we begin to reduce the workday? There are many approaches, but, by far, the most effective one will be to create a market for shorter hours so people can choose to use their productivity increase to reduce their work-day or to earn more income. Studies show that the majority will give up future income for a shorter workday.
Work-Time reductions are a much more effective way of increasing bargaining power for workers, which in turn have a positive effect in wages. Increasing income is the best way to reduce poverty