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    why are most job places shut down on July 5th

    I know Im working at my job on the July 5th but seems like a lot work places have that day off.....



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    Re: why are most job places shut down on July 5th

    because july 4th is on a sunday which is the weekend, so in order to give their employees the holiday off they give them monday.



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    Re: why are most job places shut down on July 5th

    Because the 4th of July is on a Sunday...? It is a national holiday you know!



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    Re: why are most job places shut down on July 5th

    because, damn it, i deserve a day off in july, and i'll be damned if i let a weekend july 4th take that away from me



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    Re: why are most job places shut down on July 5th

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonefan1983 View Post
    I know Im working at my job on the July 5th but seems like a lot work places have that day off.....
    Joke right?


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    Re: why are most job places shut down on July 5th

    You are Un-American if you keep your office open on this day. My office will be closed.



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    Re: why are most job places shut down on July 5th

    I wish we had the option this year to treat it as a floating holiday. I'd like to take the time off elsewhere, and I really probably could use the time in the office to get some work done.



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    Re: why are most job places shut down on July 5th

    The 4th is on Sunday. Most places give people the day off the Friday before (if the 4th is on a Saturday) or the Monday after (if the 4th is on Sunday)



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    Re: why are most job places shut down on July 5th

    Because this is America.




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    Re: why are most job places shut down on July 5th

    im working on july 5th but they still pay me for not working on July 4th

    I guess that makes it up



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    Re: why are most job places shut down on July 5th

    Quote Originally Posted by isuaggie View Post
    No holiday off at Texas A&M. My nearly 70 year old boss is still ****** about it.
    That's crazy for a University.... I had to work holidays occasionally when I worked at UAB, but got paid double time....



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    Re: why are most job places shut down on July 5th

    my job place has the day off

    haha job place.



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    Re: why are most job places shut down on July 5th

    Quote Originally Posted by RayShimley View Post
    That's crazy for a University.... I had to work holidays occasionally when I worked at UAB, but got paid double time....
    Yep, no Labor Day either but they do close down the entire time between Christmas and New Years.



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    Re: why are most job places shut down on July 5th

    America **** yeah.



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    Re: why are most job places shut down on July 5th

    I know of a couple of companies that are asking their employees to work, but giving them an extra day of PTO to use down the road.


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