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Swedes' Trial With 6-Hour Workday Getting Thumbs-Up

There are expenses involved, but workers seem happier, more productive

(Newser) - Full-time workers in the US spend an average of 47 hours a week punched in for a paycheck, according to Gallup data cited by Quartz , keeping pace with the current trend to work harder and longer. But a retirement home in Sweden has been reaping positive results from an experiment... More »

Veteran, 97, Booted From Senior Home

He thinks his ukulele playing may have been partially to blame

(Newser) - Until a couple weeks ago, 97-year-old Jim Farrell was entertaining fellow residents at a Napa Valley senior living facility, filling the halls with the sounds of his ukulele strums and singing, reports KTVU . But the veteran of three wars was reportedly asked to leave the Redwood Retirement Residence after he... More »

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