Amazon trials 30 hours of work per week

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Amazon, which operates online shopping sites in 13 countries around the world including Japan, has in the pastRevealed the harsh labor practices of the Amazon logistics centerThe severe work environment such as becoming it has been regarded as a problem. It is clear that some of Amazon 's departments are going to introduce labor for 30 hours a week on a trial basis.

Amazon is piloting teams with a 30-hour workweek - The Washington Post reported that it will introduce 30 hours of work in some departments, Amazon's Jeff Bezos CEO in 2013AcquisitionIt was a Washington Post.

According to reports, 30 hours of work per week will be introduced to technical departments consisting of a small number of part-time workers. Employees who work 30 hours a week can receive the same welfare benefits as other employees (40 hours work per week), but their salary will be reduced to 75% of employees who work 40 hours a week. Also, since the test program will be applied to the entire department, it seems that 30 hours of work per week will be applied to managerial staff, which is a big difference from the same program so far.

BySⓘndy °

Amazon's Bezos CEO is an online ticket service that advertises eventsEventbrite"We are hoping to create a work environment that will succeed and make it possible to improve career while shrinking the schedule.The 30-hour work week initiative is made with Amazon's various occupations in mind , It is under the recognition that it can not fit various kinds of occupation in the conventional full-time schedule ", and it tells the reason why 30 hours of weekly labor is introduced on a trial basis.

The test program will start on the scale of dozens of people. It is decided to work 4 hours from Monday to Thursday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, but for the remaining 14 hoursFlextime systemEach one will be able to choose the working hours. The salary of employees who participate in the exam is lower than that of employees who work 40 hours a week, but he seems to have the right to change to work 40 hours a week at any time.


"Amazon does not have plans to change 40 hours of work per week at the enterprise level," Amazon spokesperson says.

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