Notable economist Abdul Wahab Abu Dahish also believes that a five-day week
in the private sector would revitalize the workers and enable them to work more efficiently.
Decent, law-abiding people can work a full five-day week
and so should offenders.
In 2009 Nasco produced 808,290 t of billets (working a five-day week
in the first quarter) and this year is targeting 920,000t.
The resumption of the five-day week
applies primarily to April 2010 and only to certain units, the company said.
Overall, it has been a two-and-ahalf score draw between us and the punters for the five-day week
Otherwise, grab a calculator and work out your share of the 28 days a year legal minimum for full timers on a five-day week
Hilal himself, who only joined the Zubair Corporation last month, claimed that the five-day week
was an important factor in persuading him to join the company, a fact which renders him living proof that the corporation's forward-thinking policy is working.
Backed by union Unite, workers at the Hilton Food Group in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire organised a protest outside the company gates after management announced workers would be expected to work three 13 hour shifts in a row, instead of a five-day week
of eight hours a day.
I think the guys would quit if we went back to a five-day week
," he says.
Staff would be unaffected as they would still work a five-day week
When business improves, the employees simply resume their full five-day week
The solution was ingenious: a new five-day week
would have the workers on the job for four days, with the fifth day free; holidays would be reduced from ten to five, and the extra hour off on the eve of rest days would be abolished.