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duvet day

n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) informal a day of leave from work that an employee is allowed to take at short notice
[C20: from the idea of staying in bed rather than going to work]
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In the middle group, staff aged 35 to 54, 5 percent confessed to nabbing a so-called duvet day.
ELAS says: "More and more bosses have drifted into accepting text messages and emails as confirmation that staff will not be heading into work EoAC" making it much easier for staff to get away with taking a duvet day."
Yet there's got to be a more intelligent way of dealing with the problems of bad weather than collectively giving up and declaring a national duvet day.
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