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Guard unit compresses work schedule

Guard unit compresses work schedule

Guardsmen to evaluate benefits of four-day work week

October 14th, 2012 by Sarah E. Lupescu, For the News Tribune in News

The Combined Support Maintenance Shop at the Ike Skelton Training Site is among several selected Missouri National Guard sites to switch to a schedule of four 10-hour work days.

The participating Guard facilities are part of a year-long test, said Col. Wendul G. Hagler, Missouri National Guard chief of staff.

"A couple years back, management decided to look at, study and discuss the possibility of a compressed work schedule," Hagler said. "We have entered into an agreement to test a compressed work schedule."

Before the decision was made to start the test, all employees eligible to be ....