September 02, 2022
Summer Fridays inch past Labor Day, allowing more flexibility
As summer winds to an end, so do half-day Summer Fridays at some companies. But others are mulling whether to make the perk more permanent.
A bunch of employers have decided to extend their half-day Friday expiry date beyond Labor Day on Sept. 5. For them, the boost to worker engagement and morale they claim to have seen since implementing the shortened work week, is worth the trade-off.