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What research says about part-time work

A debate is raging in Norway. Is it good for mothers and their children if mothers work part-time? The new president of the Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions (LO), Gerd Kristiansen, doesn't think part-time work is good for society. But what does the research say?

Think in terms of time, not money

If you look at a budget, not as money but as work hours, it becomes obvious that spending lots of money isn’t the solution.

Working in banks for free

Bank employees in Norway, Sweden and Ireland don’t make use of all their accrued comp time.