Would Floating Holidays Work for Your Business?

by Evil HR Lady on October 15, 2018

You’ve likely heard the term “floating holidays” used before, but you might not be sure exactly what they are. Wonder no more!

Floating holidays are a way of giving employees the ability to take some special days off, and work during others. Instead of allowing all employees to get Thanksgiving, Christmas, Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day off, a floating holiday policy offers team members a certain amount of time off (in lieu of public holidays) to use on whatever days they choose.

Why Implement a Floating Holiday Policy?

Depending on your organization, this type of policy could be very beneficial. Let’s start with an example: The Fourth of July is a federal holiday, so most office workers get the day off. However, if you work at a retail shop or a restaurant, closing on this holiday may not make financial sense—after all, those workers will want to go shopping and eat out on their day off, right?

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