This IT company has now adapted four days a week work culture
New Delhi : To test if there is any difference in the productivity of the employees, an IT company - Cybersecurity company TAC – has decided to adapt four-day working week. In an official statement, the company said that they will keep Fridays off for seven month and will check on productivity.
If not much of a difference comes in the productivity then they will make the policy permanent.
"It’s all about keeping standards of execution high, while still putting the team’s health and well-being first, we are a team of young people and young company we can experiment with anything possible to ease the team members work-life balance. We recognize that it’s important for our leaders to set an example for the rest of their teams by walking the talk," said Trishneet Arora, Chief Executive Officer & Founder, TAC Security.
80 per cent of the staff was elated to hear the announcement and was wiling to work for extra hours in the 4 working days. They were happy to focus on personal development during the long weekend holidays, company found via internal survey.
Meanwhile, the Central government had earlier cleared that they have no plans to implement four days a week working culture.
“It is informed that the working days/ Holiday/ working hours in administrative offices of Central Government of India are recommended by the respective Central Pay Commissions. Based on the fourth pay commission recommendation, five days a week and eight and half hours working per day in civil administrative offices of Government of India was introduced”, Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar had said.