SALT LAKE CITY — The energy-saving move by Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. ordering major state agencies to start a four-day work week in August appeared to have no quick takers among credit unions or banks. But it generated plenty of talk about possible changes in the future should the pain at the gas pump continue.

“It’s an idea that’s been talked about, but, remember, we’re a service-oriented business, which means we have to be there five days a week to take care of our members,” said a spokesman for the $443 million Deseret First FCU, whose primary sponsor includes the Mormon Church.

Still, the state’s largest CU, the $4.3 billion America First FCU, while making no plans to follow the state’s sweeping lead, already offers a four-day, 10-hour option to some employees, including those working in grocery branches with extended hours.

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