X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.

Although 99 percent of employers are giving employees paid time off for Thanksgiving Day, 36 percent of employers say they’re requiring that at least a few employees work during the holiday weekend, according to the latest Bloomberg BNA survey of year-end holiday practices.

This marks a slight increase over the past three years at 29 percent in 2011 and 2010 and 28 percent in 2009; however, Thanksgiving work shifts were more common a decade or longer ago. In fact, nearly half of respondents required some employees to come in to work in 2002 on Thanksgiving Day. Fewer respondents reporting distributing Thanksgiving gifts since the mid-2000s, but approximately one in 10 respondents, particularly among the manufacturing sector, still practice this.

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to BenefitsPRO.com, part of your ALM digital membership.

Your access to unlimited BenefitsPRO.com content isn’t changing.
Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Critical BenefitsPRO.com information including cutting edge post-reform success strategies, access to educational webcasts and videos, resources from industry leaders, and informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM, BenefitsPRO magazine and BenefitsPRO.com events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com

Already have an account?

Dig Deeper

BenefitsPRO

Join BenefitsPRO

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to navigate the shifting employee benefits industry. Join BenefitsPRO.com now!

  • Unlimited access to BenefitsPRO.com - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
  • Exclusive discounts on BenefitsPRO.com and ALM events.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join BenefitsPRO

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.