実践ビジネス英語 2020/7/29 L7 Four-Day Workweek (1)週4日勤務制
Ueda says he is taking full advantage of A&A flexible summer hours policy, and Grace explains the additional options allowed under the revised program. McMillan talks about how employees can find new jobs whenever they like these days, and Grace says the revised summer hours policy is attempted to show A&A employees that they are valued. Lyons says policies such as Summer Fridays can significantly affect employee happiness.
Q1). 改正された A&A のサマー・フライデー制度の下では、従業員はいつ休みをとることもできるようになりましたか。
But now you also have the option of taking Monday mornings and Wednesday afternoons off instead.
Employers are under pressure to do anything they can to create an attractive working environment.
four-day workweek 週4日勤務 [労働](制)
A workweek that lasts four days, generally as opposed to the standard five. We also use this construction about weekends that are longer than usual. I have a three-day weekend next week. Ah, likewise, we talk about a 40-hour workweek, which would be 8 hours a day, 5 days a week.
Three-day weekend / long weekend
new improved 新規に改善された
Or, new and improved. Both are okay, and they’re both very common in advertising. Talking about something that has been refreshed and made better. Like, try our new improved candy bar now with 20% more peanuts. Or, this car’s new and improved braking system allows you to stop more quickly.
And you can also use this about people too. Let’s say, one of your colleagues is exercising regularly. They might say,