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Data shows remote work really does mean longer days — and more meetings

A worker uses a desktop computer whilst working from home in Stow Maries, U.K., on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. Among the decisions that my need to be made in U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s absence are whether and when to tighten, extend or lift the current lockdown, which has seen all bars, restaurants and all non-essential shops closed, and people urged to work from home where they can. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

The average workday lengthened by 48.5 minutes in the weeks following lockdowns, and the number of meetings increased by 13%, a working paper published Monday showed.

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