The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences has proposed a four-day, 36-hour work week for employees in China, to be implemented by 2030, reports guancha.cn. Is the idea good? What countries have a four-day work week?|
Engineers work overtime in Shanghai on April 24, 2018. [File photo: VCG]A report published by the academy on Friday regarding leisure time in China calls for employees to work a nine hour day, four times a week. It has also called for extending the retirement age, and cancelling some of the existing national holidays.
The proposal aims to offer Chinese workers more flexible leisure time. According to the report, workers in China enjoy less leisure time than workers in the United States, Britain, and Germany.workers in the United States, Britain, and Germany.