February 2009
People Management;2/12/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p31
The article reports on a mixed reaction in Great Britain to the issue of an impromptu day off if travel is disrupted by severe weather. It is noted that an impromptu day off is a bad thing for the economy and good thing for work-life balance. According to the Federation of Small Businesses, an estimated 6.4 million people were not able to report for work on February 2, 2009 because of the weather.


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