"Over a period of two years has social worker in Hallstahammar municipality worked 35 hours a week instead of 40. The effects of the reduction of working hours has been so positive that the municipality has now decided to make permanent the experiment, according to the Swedish Radio. "
" – We have only seen the benefits. For example, staff turnover and sickness absence reduced, " says Malin when you walk, the head of the unit Children and family social services in Hallstahammar municipality."
"another major difference compared with previously is that the more competent have started to look for advertised vacancies. "