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8 provinces allow 2.5 days for weekend

Popularity 1Viewed 1767 times 2016-6-3 12:33 |Personal category:social concern|System category:News| especially, weekend, already, support, office

8 provinces have already joined in the group to have 2.5 days for weekend, 5 of whom have their own detail rules now. Hearing the news, people, especially staff who are working in the office of public institution, support it and hope the day to carry it out coming soon.

       People have been talking about it since last August after the proposal suggested by the office of the central government. Staff working in the public institution is the main part to enjoy it. Thinking it one of the ways to boom the economy of tourism, some of the provinces take measures to respond it. Some of them are still worried about the problems it might cause.

       The period of a weekend from one day to two days started from 1995 in China. 21 years has passed. Now it will be 2.5 days. It is really good for ordinary people. I hope all workers can enjoy this bonus, not only staff working in public institution.

       What is happiness? If a person always works from morning till night, is he happy? If a person always works all the day to earn little money just for a hard life, is it a life worthy? Looking at the people around, you’ll see that most of them are weighed down with something, working for a long time in the day time or at night, or doing small business from morning till late at night. So what mainly we need for a good life includes both money and a good relaxation. 2.5 days weekend is helpful.

       2.5 days weekend is good for us all. Do you think so?

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Reply Report futsanglung 2016-6-4 20:40
Work less hours you should get less money, simple.

As China has more and more people with no job is now the right time to look go work less?
Reply Report samlam 2016-6-6 09:59
futsanglung: Work less hours you should get less money, simple.

As China has more and more people with no job is now the right time to look go work less?
Working hours is the same 40 hours a week, and salary has no change.
Reply Report futsanglung 2016-6-6 10:39
samlam: Working hours is the same 40 hours a week, and salary has no change.
Yes but in that less time they do less work so more workers are needed and who pays for those extra workers?

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