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'Sweden's 6-hour work day not on the cards for SA yet'

The existing eight-hour shifts will have to do for the South African workforce, says Janine Myburgh, president of the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

This comes after Swedish employers introduced a six-hour working day in an attempt to please workers and improve productivity.

According to Myburgh, maximum productivity is dependent on the nature of the industry and the expected employee output.

Listen to the full conversation (with John Webb standing in) on CapeTalk's Breakfast with Kieno Kammies:

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