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  •  Agree. There's a place for flex and comp time. (1+ / 0-)
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    cynndara

    In the technical consulting work I used to do there were always deadlines to get reports finished and out the door. If it took 44 hours to get it done by Friday, I had no problem with coming in at noon on Monday. I could also bank a limited amount for a three-day weekend once a month or to take afternoons off for dental appointments, etc.

    But this was in a well-funded, white-collar business in an expanding economy. It's not appropriate for every situation and it can lead to lazy management that makes a habit of last-minute scrambles.

    I certainly don't trust the Republicans to do anything good with the concept.

    “It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing
    he was never reasoned into” - Jonathan Swift

    by jjohnjj on Wed May 08, 2013 at 12:28:33 PM PDT

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