A new CareerBuilder survey says December is the most popular month for employees to take sick days, followed by July. Maintaining staffing is already difficult during the holiday season, and you face legal risks in requiring employees to work on certain religious holidays.
For tips to minimize scheduling disputes and avoid legal trouble, read "Holiday scheduling: 7 steps to help you keep the peace."
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