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Why Don’t We Get Paid Extra During Leap Years?

Why Don’t We Get Paid Extra During Leap Years?

Dear Lifehacker, I’m on a fixed salary, which is based on the amount of hours I work per year. However, on leap years the pay remains the same as non-leap years. Shouldn’t I be getting paid eight hours extra? Or am I expected to work an entire day for free?

Could A ‘Four-Day Workweek’ Actually Work?

Could A ‘Four-Day Workweek’ Actually Work?

The pressure to fit family and personal commitments into the few hours between getting home and bedtime is arguably the main source of stress today. In a bid to improve workplace satisfaction and productivity, several firms including Microsoft have been trialling four-day workweeks by granting employees endless long weekends. Here’s…