It’s St. Patrick’s Day and Glenn’s company has totally abandoned him! What happened? Well, he let the employees decide what holidays they wanted (what an evil capitalist jerk of a boss!). He gave the story on the unusual company policy this morning on radio.
“Companies have their own decisions to make. For instance, and companies can make these decisions any way they want. Mercury, for instance, does a lot of things. I match people's contributions,” Glenn said.
“There's something else that we do. I let everybody pick the holidays, and we have Martin Luther King day, President's Day and somehow or another St. Patrick's Day got into that mix. So on my company, my company, and you know how I stand with Presidents Lincoln and Washington, I gave people a choice, and I really thought maybe we would be going for the Martin Luther King because you know how I feel about Martin Luther King.”
“No, no. Somehow or another the employees came and said, we would like to celebrate St. Patrick's day and we will take that day off and actually what we're going actually come in, check in, punch in, so you will pay us for the day and then we're going to go to the bar and we're going to drink all day,” Glenn said.
“I believe that began at 9:00 eastern this morning,” Stu said.
Glenn’s business partner Chris even sent a company wide email in Q&A format explaining that, yes, they could take off all day if they were nonessential staff.
“We don't know how many employees we have. And that's why this is out because all of these employees are like, no, seriously, you don't go and drink for free all day. Glenn's company? My CEO is like, yeah, we do. Yeah, we do,” Glenn said (Glenn, of course, doesn’t partake).
How does it play into Faith, Hope, and Charity. Stu jokingly explained.
“Faith, we know about St. Patrick. Charity, you're paying for it. And nothing gives you more hope than alcohol.”