Stacy Wood was quoted in an North Carolina Lawyers Weekly article on lawyers shifting to a four-day workweek.
“I really haven’t had any clients even ask about converting to a four-day workweek, so I haven’t given much thought to the issue from a legal or practical perspective. Since many clients expect their lawyers to be available for legal advice 24/7, it’s hard for me to envision a scenario where a law firm could legitimately say to those clients, ‘We’re here for you, but only Monday to Thursday,’” said Stacy, who regularly represents clients in employment issues.
Pilot programs around the world and in the U.S. have tested the four-day workweek. However, the proposed work schedule wouldn’t apply well to all industries such as retail, health care, and legal.
You can read the full article here: A 4-Day Workweek is Amazing — in Theory
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