The world's second richest man, Carlos Slim, is supporting an idea that workers shift to a three-day work work. The trade off would be 11-hour work days and workers staying staying on the job to age 70.

The idea of working longer hours per day and less days per week seems to be a popular idea with employees. A 2008 survey of workers by the Families and Work Institute  found that 46% of those offered the option of a compressed work week chose the option part of the time.

That leads us to our 'Question of the Day': Would you prefer working longer days if you could have a shorter work week?