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Four-day work week is threatened by the increasing number of Russians are obese and neurotic disorders. About it RIA Novosti was told by the interviewed experts.
“In very rare cases, people begin to engage in self-development, including sports, if they have free time. 95 percent of the people will devote themselves to idleness,” assured the physician Elena Tikhomirova. According to her, this leads to the fact that the Russians will rapidly gain weight.
Psychiatrist Lev Perezhogin stated that a shorter working week could affect people — depending on the level of job satisfaction and quality of family relationships. So, the Russians who are engaged in productive intellectual, highly qualified labor, will positively accept change.
At the same time, those who work in nizkooplachivaemyh positions, will be unhappy because their salary does not depend on the quality of the work performed and the number. However, Tikhomirov warns that satisfied with the work of citizens at risk to make more phobias and neurosis for fear that “something is wrong”.
Peregoy added that for Russians, who have good family relationships, additional output will be useful. But for those who are unhappy in the family, another day will lead to irritation.
Earlier, the former chief sanitary doctor of Russia Gennady Onishchenko has called the idea of reducing the working week is harmful to the health of the population. According to him, even two days fall on the health of Russians “heavy burden” because “we drink more of it.”
The initiative to reduce the working week in Russia to four days without reduction of wages of 13 August was made by the Federation of independent trade unions. Among other things, she reminded the words of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, who in June cited the experience of Henry Ford, one hundred years ago, reduced the working week from 48 to 40 hours and received the growth of labor productivity.
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