How should we handle closing the office between Christmas and New Year's? — Business Management Daily: Free Reports on Human Resources, Employment Law, Office Management, Office Communication, Office Technology and Small Business Tax Business Management Daily
We're 90% sure we're going to make the last-minute decision to shut down the office between Christmas and New Year's. (I know, great timing!) This would be paid time off to thank employees for their hard work this tough year. It occurs to me that there are several issues we'll have to address right away. I'm thinking mainly of hard feelings on the part of the skeleton crew that won't get that time off: accounting staff and inventory people who must work that week because it's the end of the month and year. Does anyone have experience with this kind of closing? What should I watch out for?— Deb, Westminster
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