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Summer Fridays get more serious: This company is testing a 4-day workweek

5 Jun 2020

At Uncharted, workers will get full pay and benefits while working 32-hour weeks. If it’s successful, it will become permanent.

Until this week, the team at Uncharted, a Denver-based social impact accelerator, worked a standard 40-hour schedule. But the organization decided to launch an experiment for the summer: If everyone stops working on Fridays, will they still be able to get the same amount of work done? Workers will get full pay and benefits while working 32-hour weeks, with the expectation they’ll produce the same amount of work they did during a 40-hour week. If it’s a success, the change will become permanent.

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