As it turned out, they fear that for this they will have to lower their salaries and hire new people, as a result, labor productivity will fall, there will be more processing, burnout will increase, and labor discipline will deteriorate.
The transition to a four-day period in the next year or two is allowed only by 12% of employers, and in the long term - 8%, according to the survey.
Only 10% of employers do not see any flaws in this idea.
The survey involved 200 Russian employers.
Earlier, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said that more flexible forms of working time are needed. In his opinion, this could be four days a week or less hours each day.