Paid Leave Programs Avoid Layoffs

Vaughan, Allyson
September 2001
Wireless Week;9/17/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 38, p13
Trade Publication
Reports on the paid sabbaticals or paid leave programs offered by handset maker Siemens AG to employees in order to cope with the economic decline in the telecommunication sector as of September 17, 2001. Financial losses of the company; Response to the program; Expansion of Accenture's Flexleave sabbatical program to consultants in Europe and Asia; Benefits of paid sabbaticals.


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