3,000 Firms in U.S. Adopt Five-day Working Week

Data on the progress of the Five-Day Working Week throughout the United States is being compiled by the Jewish Sabbath Alliance of America, according to a statement issued by William Rosenberg, General Director of the Inter-denominational Committee for the Five-Day Working Week. The committe is securing information of those employers who have adopted this system, and whether or not it has proved advantageous.

At the present time, the committee has figures showing that over 50,000 employees are working under this system. It has a list of over 3,000 business firms who have already adopted the Five-Day-Working-Week. These figures exclude such firms as the Ford Motor Company, Wrigley’s Spearmint Company, and several other large concerns which each employ several thousand workers.

All statistics gathered on this subject will be printed by the committee in pamphlet form and distributed free of charge with the object of pointing out the advantages and disadvantages of the Five-Day Working Week system.

The committee has also received authoritative information of several factories throughout Europe operating on the Five-Day-Week basis.

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