Most people are familiar with the regular 5-day, 40-hour workweek. Did you know there are alternatives to this “standard” schedule, including the popular 9/80 schedule?  Although this schedule can provide increased work-life balance and flexibility for your employees, it has some serious pitfalls that can be costly for your agency.  Read more about these common pitfalls when using 9/80 schedules and how to avoid them in the original blog post here.


Note: this blog article was authored by Partner Liz Arce in 2013 and continues to be one of our most popular articles.  This post was reviewed in October 2019 and is up-to-date.