4 Day Week - Global

We believe a reduction in the work week from a standard 40 hours to 32 hours on the same pay is the Future of Work!

  • 4 x 8hr days
  • ~10 employees

Who we are

We are taking the 4 day week global.

4 Day Week Global is a not-for-profit community established by Andrew Barnes and Charlotte Lockhart to provide a platform for like-minded people who are interested in supporting the idea of the 4 day week as a part of the future of work. This idea was born out of the waves of attention we received from around the world in reaction to our successful program launched at Perpetual Guardian in 2018.

Our team

We are a team of 9 based all over the world - in the USA, New Zealand, the UK and Ireland. We also have a partnership with the 4 Day Week UK Campaign.

Our mission

The time has come for a new way of thinking about the future of work and how we adapt ourselves and our businesses.

We believe the conversation for work needs to shift from time to productivity outcomes. By measuring the right indicators we can provide efficient work and allow for more time away from work.

As we have engaged with businesses and interested groups around the world, we have found there is a hunger for knowledge and community in support of this new way of working. We hope that 4 Day Week – Global helps with this. Our aim is to be a connector and supporter of businesses who want to take the plunge and research into the effects of a shorter work week on our people, our businesses, our economies and our planet.

We do this by sponsoring through our Foundation research across the world with projects run out of the University of Oxford, the University of Auckland and Auckland University of Technology.

What we do

We know it can be daunting to start a process for a pilot. 4 Day Week Global is committed to helping you find the easiest way to reduce worker hours and increase productivity. You can join our global community with a pilot program.

We are launching programs around the world every quarter, so if you are interested in one for your region fill in the form below and we will get back to you about where and when we have a program starting near you.

All companies who join the 4 day week pilot benefit from the following:

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4 Day Week - Global overview

Our Working Week

We have a 4 day work week (32hrs). The specific day an employee takes off is flexible, and is based on employee preferences, business needs & team scheduling

Our 4 day week = any day off

Our Vacation Policy

We offer 25 days PTO plus public holidays. You can also choose to work any of the public holidays and trade them for additional discretionary leave

  • 33 days
  • 52 days
  • 85 days off per year

Scorecard

Top 5
95 / 100
  • +604 x 8hr days @ 100% salary
  • +15100% remote
  • +1033 days PTO
  • +6Flexible working hours
  • +4And much more...

Our working Day

  • 7am
    Work between
    8pm
  • 9am
    Typical hours
    5pm

Our Remote Working Policy

We work fully remotely and are a team of 9 and mostly based in USA. Our team works from:

  • New Zealand
    5
  • United States
    2
  • UK
    2

Our Employee Benefits

  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Flexible working hours
  • Generous parental leave
  • Equipment allowance