Some companies are testing a four-day work week to see if it makes employees more productive. A New Zealand estate planning company had more than 240 workers try out a four day, 32-hour work week. In less than two months, the employees maintained job performance levels, but reported having less stress and a 24 percent improvement in their work-life balance. Senior editor for the Atlantic, Derek Thompson, joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss some of the benefits and limitations of a shorter work week.
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Companies are experimenting with a 4-day week – and it’s working