On january 5th sanna marin, finland's new female prime minister, called for a more flexible working system at home. The new system will encourage Finnish nationals to work four days a week and six hours a day.
Born in November 1985, Sanna Marin, aged 34, took office in December 2019, is Finland's youngest Prime Minister, the third female Prime Minister, and one of the world's youngest government leaders.
Sanna Marin believes the new work system will give employees more time with their families. \"I believe that people should spend more time with their families, with their loved ones, and devote more time to hobbies and other aspects of life, such as culture. The new working system will open a new stage of working life for the people of Finland. said she.
Female leaders are important in the current Finnish government. Of the five parties led by the Social Democrats of Finland, the heads of the five parties are women, including Sanna Marin, four of whom are under 35. Twelve of the 19 ministers were women in the cabinet of Shanna Marin.
Finland has a population of about 5.5 million. Trade unions and business owners have been unable to agree on the length of working hours since Finland introduced a rule in 2016 that would increase the total number of hours for workers to work throughout the year.
In Finland, there is a system of regular work, i.e. five days per week and eight hours per day. Its neighbour, the city of Gothenburg, Sweden, piloted a six-hour work-day system in 2015.
In 2019, Microsoft also experimented with a new job system in Japan, increasing its weekly rest to three days. The actual results showed that the efficiency of every 4 days of work increased by%.