To help contain the energy crisis and trying to prevent a total energy collapse, President Nicolas Maduro’s announced on television that he has now set a temporary two days’ work week for public office works and employees like Jose Manuel Gonzlez, a docotor, will see no changes in salary. However, school will be on a four days’ schedule with Friday offs.
For many Venezuelans this news was shocking. New Phase
Many of the public workers like Manuel Gonzalez that were granted time off from work said that they will use this time to stand in the long food lines. As a result of the energy crisis, it is not uncommon to see long food lines throughout Venezuela.