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A Tyson Foods plant offering workers a 3-day week will pay them for hours they don't work so they qualify for benefits

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Tyson Foods CEO Donnie King said during its earnings call that the company had raised wages. Ramin Talaie/Corbis via Getty Images
A Tyson Foods plant is rolling out a three-day workweek for some staff in Pennsylvania, LancasterOnline reported.
The plant will pay staff for 36 hours a week though they'll work just 27, per the report.
Many US workers say they want flexible schedules and shorter hours for a better work-life balance.
A Tyson Foods plant is rolling out a three-day workweek for some of its staff - and will pay them for working 36 hours, though they'll only work 27. The move means...
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The UAE is moving to a 4.5-day week to 'boost productivity and improve work-life balance'

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The Burj Khalifa in Dubai, UAE. Google Maps
The UAE is moving federal employees to a four-and-a-half day working week from January 1, 2022.
Their new weekend will run from Friday 12 p.m. until Sunday night, the government said.
The change will "boost productivity and improve work life balance," it said.
The United Arab Emirates is moving federal employees to a four-and-a-half day work week to "boost productivity and improve work-life balance," the government announced Tuesday. From January 1, 2022, the weekend will start at 12 p.m. local time on Friday and run until Sunday night, the...
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