EAF has recently conducted a survey of its membership to determine what days employers will be observing year-end Christmas and New Year’s holidays. Below are the results of that survey:
|Christmas (Wednesday, December 25, 2014)||Response Percent|
|Thursday, December 25||26%|
|Wednesday, December 24 & Thursday December 25||24%|
|Partial day December 24 & all day December 25||16%|
|December 24 through December 26 (Wed., Thurs., Fri.)||10%|
|Thursday, December 25 & Friday, December 26||15%|
|Closed entire week or week between Christmas & New Year||9%|
|New Year’s 2015 (Thursday, January 1)||Response Percent|
|December 31 and January 1||6%|
|Partial day December 31 & all day January 1||7%|
|January 1 & January 2||7%|
Contributed by Christine Crews, SPHR, is Vice President of Human Resource Services for the Employers Association Forum, Inc. (EAF). EAF is a non-profit corporate membership-based association dedicated to serving the business and HR communities with world-class HR tools, hotlines & legal compliance, news & trends, surveys & economic data, benefits & insurance, risk management, training & consulting, and leadership & organizational development. HCCMO members receive discounted rates on all EAF classroom training at EAF’s training center in Longwood. Click here for currently scheduled programs: http://www.eafinc.org/online_store/training/HCCMO/training_programs.pdf.
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