Three-Day Week

The Three-Day Week was one of several measures introduced in the United Kingdom by the Conservative Government 1970–1974 to conserve electricity, the generation of which was severely limited due to industrial action by coal miners. The effect was that from 1 January until 7 March 1974 commercial users of electricity were limited to three specified consecutive days' consumption each week and prohibited from working longer hours on those days. Services deemed essential (e.g. hospitals, supermarkets and newspaper prints) were exempt. Television companies were required to cease broadcasting at 10.30 pm during the crisis to conserve electricity.
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  • A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Any Work Schedule You Want

    …, it’s also perfect for working with clients and employees in different time zones. The Three-Day Week: I have employees who work three or four days a week because they’re not looking for full-time hours. They’re still a vital part of the team and schedule their meetings and coverage accordingly. Working specific days of the week allows employees…

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