The Volkswagen Week

A new approach to working time in a breathing company
  • Peter Hartz

Abstract

At the end of 1993, Volkswagen and the Hanover branch of the metalworkers’ union IG Metall, as the parties to the Volkswagen AG company collective agreement, made the headlines. Following negotiations completed in a record 14 days, the negotiating partners had achieved an agreement aimed at safeguarding jobs and company locations which subsequently became known as the “4-day-week”.

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Europe Income Assure Lime Peri 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1996

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  • Peter Hartz

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