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Spain’s government studies four-day working week

BayRadio | December 4, 2020

Deputy Prime Minister Pablo Iglesias says the government is continuing to analyse shortening working hours as well as cutting the working-week to four days.

It is considering proposing shorter working hours to boost employment, Iglesias said, and the Labour Ministry is also studying the possibility of shortening the working week to four days.

Iglesias is the leader of Unidas Podemos, the junior partner in Spain’s governing coalition and the Labour Ministry is led by Yolanda Diaz, a member of his party.

She Tweeted yesterday that a new ‘conception’ of work is needed.

Written by BayRadio