Three days’ work and three days off is a model that is increasingly being tried out in Sweden, especially in the health service and care of the elderly. The idea was considered ‘crazy’ when it was first tried out, but it is now attracting more and more attention even outside Sweden. Several Danish local authorities are going to introduce the model on an experimental basis in the autumn, and several large enterprises both in Sweden and other countries have expressed interest.
Six hundred new jobs in a small fjord in eastern Iceland can save a community facing difficult times. This is the point of view of local people in the East fjords who now have high hopes that an aluminum plant will be built in Reydarfjördur in the nearest future.
Employees work better after an afternoon nap, which is a good thing both for them and for their employer.