Jaguar does roaring trade in sabbaticals

January 2009
People Management;1/15/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p7
The article presents information on the personnel management program of Jaguar Land Rover. The company has reported a higher than expected take-up of an offer that lets workers go on sabbaticals of several weeks at 80 percent pay. The programme, which applies to production workers rather than office staff, was introduced by the car manufacturer in response to a slump in demand for new cars.


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