Recently I wrote a story about how $4 gas was finally breaking workers’ petroleum addiction.
That, and our upcoming summer double issue on balancing work and life, got me thinking about the four-day work week. Petrol is so pricey that companies are now having to shell out just to get their people cube side.
Free bus passes, shuttle service and work-from-home policies are also in vogue.
HERE’S AN ALTERNATIVE: why not kick off a four-day workweek for the summer? Or, do four-day workweek lite and call it Fridays Away, where anybody can work anyhwere on Fridays?
This would give face-time-obsessed clockwatching bosses a way to take micro steps towards letting their people go.
Come on. You know you want to.
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