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66% of workers polled want a 4-day workweek-why just 17% of their employers offer it

News Summed Up 2019-02-11 05:30:00

Even billionaire businessman Richard Branson has predicted the end of the five-day workweek saying "it won't be in the future." By Abigail HessTrendy offices with beanbag chairs and ping pong tables won’t keep workers from quitting in a tight labor market. According to a new survey, the most coveted work perks let employees control their time — and not all employers have caught up to the demand. While the survey finds that a whopping 88 percent of employees wanted a flexible work schedule, only just 62 percent of their employers offer this kind of flexibility. Approximately 66 percent of workers said they wanted to work less than five days a week but just 17 percent offer that option.