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Sweden's six-hour workday could help you live longer

Pilot project indicates it can result in fewer sick days, higher levels of productivity and commitment

Gothenburg deputy mayor Daniel Bernmar: "A six-hour workday will increase the ability of women to achieve economic independence."

FORGET diets, fitness centres and employee wellness programmes. US companies may find shorter workdays are the route to reducing health-care costs. That's one suggestion from a controversial experiment in Scandinavia - the cradle of worker-friendly capitalism - that's gaining wide notice for

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