Inauguration Day! Will Obama’s Swearing In Cost Companies?


Today, our 44th president will be sworn in, and workers everywhere are swooning. Will their desire to watch the inauguration, scheduled for 12:00pm ET, override work committments?

Probably not, according to our experts. Employees who are passionate or even concerned about the state of our country are probably passionate, concerned employees as well. Or at least, responsible for their work.

Susan Berfield of BusinessWeek wrote a piece on how workers’ productivity might be impacted. You can read it here.

What do you think? Will workers be scouring the internet for live streams of Obama’s inauguration all day? Or do you think an Obama Lunch Break will suffice?

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