Which European city is going to try adopting a six-hour work day?

Answer: Gothenburg, Sweden

by News Staff / April 16, 2014
Jeanna Kanold at the Kanold Chocolate shop in Gothenburg, Sweden Heatheronhertravels

Municipal staff of the second largest city in Sweden is going to pilot a six-hour work day and see how their performance compares to their eight-hour colleagues. Some say the change could create more jobs while also increasing the efficiency of workers, in adherence with Parkinson’s law. Sweden has experimented with shorter work days before, but it never took off.