John O'Leary is a former GOVERNING contributor. He is co-author of "If We Can Put a Man on the Moon: Getting Big Things Done in Government."E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Reduced hours for public employees as a money-saving tool is all the rage. But is it effective?
We recently ran an article on Atlanta's experiment with a 4-day work week, and King's County Washington and Chicago are cutting down on work days as well. Rhode Island's attempt at cutbacks were stopped by a judge. Below, we have a column on Utah's 4-day work week.
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