Why not a four-day workweek? Some people swear by it

As more organizations around the country begin to test drive a four-day workweek in the face of a growing energy crisis, Lee's Summit business owner Ray Lawler has one question:

What took them so long?

Lawler Gear Corp.'s 21 employees work four 10-hour days, a practice established in 1980, when searing summer heat made conditions miserable in the gear-making shop.

Lawler has since air-conditioned the shop, but the four-day workweek stuck.

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