68 Percent of Employees Will Check Email on Holidays

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You might think that the holidays are a time to escape work, but 68 percent of working adults will check their email on holidays like Thanksgiving, Hannukah and Christmas. Xobni also found that 79 percent of polled working adults receive email on traditional holidays, a fact that annoyed 37 percent of respondents.

Nearly half of those who checked their email on holidays did so because they thought it would lighten their workload upon returning to work. Check out the full infographic below. How do you feel about receiving work email on holidays?

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