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Memorial Day is Day of Remembrance Across the U.S.

Posted by Tami Russell on May 28, 2017 7:00:00 AM

How much do you know about the Memorial Day holiday?  Here's a brief primer on the origins of this special day.

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Topics: American_holidays

Halloween at Work: Some Behaviors Are Ghoulishly Bad Ideas

Posted by Tami Russell on Oct 31, 2016 3:05:09 PM

Happy Halloween! While some schools and organizations ignore this ancient holiday, many others take time out of the business day to allow employees to dress up, bob for apples, throw an office party or decorate doors and desks. 

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Topics: American_holidays

Labor Day Set Aside Each Year To Honor American Workers

Posted by Tami Russell on Sep 5, 2016 7:00:00 AM

Millions of American workers are enjoying this three-day weekend, thanks to the Labor Day holiday.  Surprisingly, just how the day came into being is somewhat a matter of dispute.

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Topics: American_holidays

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