Is It Time For A Super Bowl Holiday? Monday Absenteeism Could Cost $3B

Recent calls for a holiday the day after the Super Bowl will not be silenced this year, as over 111 million Americans plan to watch the matchup between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots. If the same number of workers expect to take the Monday after the Super Bowl off work this year as last year, it could cost employers over $3 billion in lost productivity, according to an estimate from global outplacement and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

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