Solar Eclipse Could Cost Employers Big Bucks

Solar Eclipse Could Cost Employers Big Bucks

The solar eclipse will cause US employers to see at least $694 million in decreased worker productivity.

He added that some people might take longer than three minutes, as they will need to prepare their telescopes or special viewing glasses or even take off for the day.

The cost to states and metro areas directly in the path of the eclipse, where traffic is expected to increase substantially, could see nearly $200 million in lost productivity combined.

CGC released data in support of an estimated $700 million in lost productivity to its website in the form of a press release.

"Compared to the amount of wages being paid to an employee over a course of a year, it is very small", Challenger said. And then there's Jim, who's just going to call it a day when the the big show starts.

Add next week's total eclipse of the sun to the list of worker distractions that cost USA companies hundreds of millions of dollars in lost productivity.

States and metropolitans that are directly in the path that the eclipse is slated to hit could potentially see almost $200 million in diminished productivity.

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Cyber Monday, following the Thanksgiving holiday, caused an estimated loss of at least $450 million for every 14 minutes spent by people on online shopping at their workplace. "By considering how this event may impact employee morale, companies can turn this potential monetary loss to a gain when it comes to employee satisfaction", said Challenger.

When their workers are absent, small firms may not have sufficient coverage from coworkers, especially in the current tight labor market where it is hard to find skilled workers.

On Monday, August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will be visible across the entire United States.

If you want to view the eclipse from your computer, SILIve will feature the NASA livestream of the event.

The path of totality will stretch from Lincoln Beach, Oregon, to Charleston South Carolina.

It will cross the U.S. over roughly an hour and a half, passing through Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, and North and SC.

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