Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Don't Go to Work Unless it's Fun Day
When : Always April 3rd
Don't Go to Work Unless it's Fun Day might be your day to sleep in. If this day falls on a Saturday or Sunday when you are normally off of work, it's an easy day to participate in. Otherwise, make sure you get your boss' approval prior to participating.
Wouldn't it be nice to wake up in the morning and decide whether you will go to work? If it is going to be fun at work, you get up and go. Otherwise, you turn over and go back to sleep.
Employer Tip: To increase attendance today, we suggest you consider things that will make it fun to go to work. Like the promise of a paycheck, benefits,..............
Warning: We strongly suggest that anyone thinking of not going into work, clears it with their boss first! Special and bizarre days are fun to participate in. But, not at the risk of losing your job.
Origin of "Don't Go to Work Unless it's Fun Day":
Our research did not find the creator, or the origin of this day. You can be certain that it wasn't your boss.
This Day in History April 3
The first successful United States Pony Express run from Saint Joseph, Missouri to Sacramento, California begins. (1860)
Union forces capture Richmond, Virginia, the capital of the Confederate States of America. (1865)
Jesse James is killed by Robert Ford. (1882)
Japanese forces begin an assault on the United States and Filipino troops on the Bataan Peninsula. (1942)
Japanese Lt. General Masaharu Homma is executed in the Philippines for leading the Bataan Death March. (1946)
Martin Luther King, Jr. delivers his "I've Been to the Mountaintop" speech. (1968)
Vietnam War: United States Secretary of Defense Melvin Laird announces that the United States will start to "Vietnamize" the war effort. (1969)
Martin Cooper of Motorola made the first handheld mobile phone call to Joel S. Engel of Bell Labs, though it took ten years for the DynaTAC 8000X to become the first such phone to be commercially released. (1973)