Thanks to HSBC's time-off program, I was able to take a day to attempt to potty train my daughter

Schulz, Bridget B.
November 2004
Employee Benefit News;Nov2004, Vol. 18 Issue 14, p20
Discusses the paid time-off program (TOP) offered by Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corp. Ltd.-North America for its employees. Benefits of the TOP for employees; Number of paid TOP time available for employees; Reason for the popularity of TOP among employees; Comparison of TOP with traditional vacation and sick-day plans.


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