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Panel and DiscussionKomedia - Studio

Four-Day Week Now

Tue 24.09.19
11am – 12:30pm

What would a four-day week would mean for you on the job, how it would work on a day to day basis and what we need to demand of our employers to make it happen?

Over the past years there has been a growing interest in the idea of a four-day week amongst activists, politicians and economists. The debate has moved from mere chapters in books to policy documents and even successful campaigns in the workplace. Today, the Labour leadership, the Party membership and the general public firmly believe that the shorter working week is a future worth fighting for.

The question for all of us is: how can we make it work in our workplaces?

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Will Stronge is co-director of Autonomy, an independent UK think tank focusing on issues relating to the future of work.


Rachel White is a researcher who spends her free time campaigning with the 4 day week campaign for the right to more free time.

Des Arthur is a postal worker, CWU rep and Labour activist from Coventry and played an active role on the frontline in the fight for a shorter working week in Royal Mail.


Autonomy is an independent think tank rethinking work in an age of crisis.

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