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Friday: July 18, 2014

Turns out that one in four U.S. employees have no paid vacation time.Turns out that one in four U.S. employees have no paid vacation time.

The United States is the only advanced economy with no guaranteed vacation time for workers, and most Americans aren't even aware that guaranteed time off is common elsewhere in the world. While the guaranteed number of days off for employees in the U.S. is zero, workers in the European Union get at least 20 days per year, not including public holidays.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 11:15 AM | Tags (4) | employees | time | travel | vacation |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: March 17, 2010

Turns out that more and more employers are using tech to track workers.Turns out that more and more employers are using tech to track workers.

This post details just how easy (and cheap) it is in this day and age to monitor exactly what people are doing in the workplace. If you happen to have some sort of job in a tech-related field - it's even easier. If you think Big Brother is watching you - well, he probably is.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Security @ 7:02 AM | Tags (9) | tech | workers | employees | tracking | watch | eye | habits | history | security |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 10, 2009

The seven types of employees you'll probably meet at Best Buy.The seven types of employees you'll probably meet at Best Buy.

Pretty funny writeup by the folks over at Giz but what manages to be funnier is Best Buy's quick response to it, which you can read right here. Not too shabby, Best Buy. Not too shabby at all.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 5:55 PM | Tags (5) | bestbuy | employees | gizmodo | satire | types |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 139 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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