Advocating for a 4-day workweek (Editor’s notes) Shorter week saves the environment and moneyBy Todd Humber05/19/2008|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 05/15/2008 Everybody loves a three-day weekend. The May long weekend. The August long weekend. And yes, even the dreaded Labour Day weekend — the marker of the end of the all-too-short Canadian summer.Every employee would agree there should be more. Employers, though, might not be too keen on the idea of expanding the number of three-day weekends, as evidenced by the uproar in Ontario and Manitoba when Family Day and Louis Riel Day made their respective debuts in February.But there’s something about the four-day workweek that seems, well, just so darn efficient. Why do something in five days when you can get it done in four? To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.