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Can work become less about the when, the where, the how much?

Posted on AllSides December 5th, 2022
From The Center
Economy and Jobs, Work-Life Balance
Melanie Stetson Freeman/Staff/File

Questions swirl around how some kinds of work should get done. There’s debate over on-site staff versus remote or hybrid. Then there’s the workweek. Can it drop to four days? Does that mean five days’ work in 20% less time – or giving employees some time back?

Laurent Belsie, who covers business trends for the Monitor, joined with writers Erika Page and Shafi Musaddique to explore.

“It’s not a new trend,” Laurent says of the push for a shorter week. But the pandemic accelerated it, he tells Samantha Laine Perfas, ...

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