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Final Note

Your boss doesn’t care about Columbus Day

Kai Ryssdal Oct 13, 2014
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Final Note

Your boss doesn’t care about Columbus Day

Kai Ryssdal Oct 13, 2014
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The bond market closes for Columbus Day, and so does the federal government.

But a study by The Society for Human Resource Management says 14 percent of organizations and businesses close for the federal holiday.

On top of that, Seattle and Minneapolis have opted to ignore Columbus altogether, replacing the second Monday in October with with Indigenous People’s Day.

As it turns out, no one really cares about Columbus Day.


Correction: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated the name of The Society for Human Resource Management. The text has been corrected.

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