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Queensland’s parents deeply concerned over four day week

12 November 2023

2:03 AM

12 November 2023

2:03 AM

The obsession with a ‘four-day-week’ is underpinned by one unworkable fact: if you work fewer hours you must be paid less.

Ignoring this risks devaluing the work of part timers, casual workers, and contractors whose hourly rates are based on standard five-day weekly breakdowns. These workers would immediately demand pay rises if the 9-5’s received a freebie day.

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