News: Clock in longer hours for more weekly offs

Employee Relations

Clock in longer hours for more weekly offs

How many of us have craved for a longer weekend and have latched on to every public holiday that falls on a Friday to attain this satisfaction? How about this: You have clocked your weekly quota of hours — in most organizations it would be about 40 hours — between Monday and Thursday, and you get to take an off on Friday? Well, this is now turning out to be a reality in some organizations, Times of India reported.

How many of us have craved for a longer weekend and have latched on to every public holiday that falls on a Friday to attain this satisfaction? How about this: You have clocked your weekly quota of hours — in most organizations it would be about 40 hours — between Monday and Thursday, and you get to take an off on Friday? Well, this is now turning out to be a reality in some organizations, Times of India reported.

Commonly known as “compressed workweeks”, it is the latest flexi-work practice, wherein employees can jump Fridays if they have completed the required number of work hours from Monday to Thursday. The practice serves the purpose of giving employees the option of enjoying a longer weekend after the requisite hard work.

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