Work life balance

The pressures of balancing home life and work can result in more eating out and consumption of more processed food. See gender and the food system for some history.

Many companies experimenting with 4 day work week in different configurations.  Some are being evaluated by researchers.  In general, average annual hours worked is dropping (Kirby, J. 2021. The week link. G&M B1, Aug. 7)

4 day week Global

Zorra Township near London, ON

Iceland two large scale trials deemed a success

Fraser Institute, how Canada could achieve a 4 day work week without a pay cut with higher labour productivity

See Redesign (.....) for more on the reduced work week