She proposed four day week and 6 hours working day. Before that, People of Finland usually work for eight hours a day, and five days per week.
She said: “I believe people deserve to spend more time with their families, loved ones, hobbies and other aspects of life, such as culture. This could be the next step for us in working life.”
She was the transport minister before elected as Finland Prime Minister. The 34-year old youngest PM took the oath as Finland’s PM in December 2019. Mother of one leads a center-left coalition with five other parties all of which are headed by women.
Minister of education Li Andersson, the leader of the Left Alliance welcomed the proposal with enthusiasm.
She added: “It is important to allow Finnish citizens to work less. It is not a question of governing with a feminine style but offering help and keeping promises to voters.”