ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Not everyone will be spending Thanksgiving at home with their families — but more Americans will have the day off this year since the Great Recession. Matt Sottong, Bloomberg BNA's Director Surveys and Research Reports, is available to share findings from the company's 2014 Thanksgiving Holiday Practices Survey, which found that:
- One-third of employers will require some to work on Thanksgiving.
- Security, public safety and maintenance workers are most likely to draw Thanksgiving shifts.
- 97 percent will designate Thanksgiving a paid day off and 71 percent have scheduled paid days off for both Thanksgiving and the following Friday.
- 74 percent of employers requiring Thanksgiving duty will provide workers extra pay and/or leave this year, up significantly from 55 percent in 2013.
Sottong can also comment on trends among American businesses regarding Thanksgiving labor requirements.
To set up an interview with Matt Sottong, please contact David Peikin, Director of Corporate Communications at Bloomberg BNA, at 703.341.5900 or [email protected].
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