Citibank employees given day off for working harder than ever
Approximately 200,000 Citibank workers have been told they can have an extra day off, this Friday. This comes after the CEO praised employees for working “harder than ever” during the coronavirus crisis.
The staff, of which 80% work from home were told to take the extra day “to relax and enjoy time with your families”. There's around 8,000 UK citibank employees who will be taking this Friday off.
The CEO is quoted as saying "During this incredibly challenging time our colleagues have been working harder than ever to support our customers and clients while juggling family obligations and taking care of loved ones. To show our appreciation and gratitude for all of your efforts we are offering an extra day off on Friday, May 22."