Their good practices
Eight hours of leave per month to reconcile health and wellness with work
The City Council and the unions have an agreement where it is allowed to telework up to 10 days a month.
Girona is a ground-breaking city among the organizations advocating for the reform of the time use, together with Esplugues de Llobregat and Barcelona.
This office has clearly bet for applying a healthier time slot for meal breaks, so the staff can have lunch in dedicated spaces for 25 minutes, around 1 p.m.
In 2015 the Punctuality Commitment initiative is introduced at the Girona City Council.
Many restaurants open from 8 p.m.; and some of them are scheduling now split shifts for their staff.
The Tourist Office has compacted its working hours: at lunchtime it’s closed for one hour, instead of two.
The music venue La Mirona coordinates the schedules of music shows (from 8.30 or 9 until 11 p.m.) with restaurants (which open at 8 p.m.), in order to offer a complete leisure experience, so attendees can have dinner before shows.
At the theatre hall La Planeta, shows start at 8.30 p.m.; libraries open from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m., and on Saturday it’s closed during the afternoon.