"I think they need to take a day off
if they are suffering from period pain.
"Pambansang Day Off
on Araw ng Kalayaan symbolizes the need for kasambahays to be free from slavery and slave-like conditions, where domestic work is rooted worldwide," he said.
He added that staffs of municipalities are not included in the day off
because they are charged to deal with the effects of the rainfall; also security agencies are not included in the day off
He added: " For many expats an extra day off
means additional free time and financial losses." Halima Mohammed, an Indonesian nurse who works for a private hospital, said an extra day off
would mean a 20 percent cut in salary.
What if the Royal Family took the day off
or the week, the month, or the year off, would we notice?
Almost a quarter of those who rated their manager 'poorly' said they had taken a day off
because they hated their boss as compared to just 4 per cent with 'good' bosses.
Students at the Grand Ecole Franco-Libanais, Wajih and Jad both had the day off
and Carol said it was a break for her too "because I don't work so I can sleep late in the morning [when there is no school].
AROUND 1,500 schoolchildren were given a day off
so teachers could enjoy drumming, table-tennis and Nintendo Wii games.
THREE universities are having a day off
to watch the Bahrain Gulf Air Grand Prix Formula One race on Sunday.
As it's nearly Christmas, many of you are probably in desperate need of a day off
work to do some last-minute Christmas shopping, and if it's excuses you need, then visit www.excuselist.com, which will come up with the perfect reason to get you that much-needed day off
Frank McKenna, of private sector consortium Downtown Liverpool in Business, said many Evertonians may have taken the day off
to escape colleagues' jibes.
Flu was the top reason for taking a day off
sick at 41%, with physical injuries at 24% and stress at 15%.
STAFF and learners at 1st Choice Training in Coventry are supporting children with cancer by taking part in a charity fundraising event called Win a Day Off
McDermott says the longest she's gone without a day off
is thirty-five days.
But last year, requests by employees to take an extra day off
without pay around the mid-week Christmas and New Year's holidays prompted him and his production manager to figure out the cost.