Should the Day After the Super Bowl Be a Paid Holiday?
Should the day after the Super Bowl be a national holiday? According to a new survey, your head of HR probably has your back or they're just sick of you rolling in late still smelling like beer and Funyuns.
According to a new survey, 72% of HR managers think the Monday after the big game should be a paid holiday.
They got a list of six different events, and had to choose which one should get a holiday. 72% said the day after the Super Bowl. The second most popular choice was the day after the NBA finals with just 5% of the vote.
2% said the day after the Oscars, 2% said the day after the World Cup, another 2% said the day after the Stanley Cup Finals, and just 1% said the day after the last game of the World Series. 17% said none of those days should be a holiday.
32% of us have shown up late the day after a major sporting event, 27% have called in sick. On average, we waste 27 minutes a day on sports-related activities in the lead-up to a major sporting event.
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