Is it finally time for a 4-day work week in Singapore?

Ms Tio Chai San with her husband Mr Joshug Cheong Koi Kit and her son Jordan Cheong Zhe Hao on April 18, 2021. ST PHOTO: YONG LI XUAN
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SINGAPORE - After having a baby, Ms Tio Chai San, 31, wondered if she should look for a job to supplement her family's income. At the same time, she worried about not having enough time for her son, Jordan, who turns one today.

Thanks to a four-day work week at DP Dental, a new arrangement that started in January, the patient relations executive and treatment coordinator can do both.

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