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Less Than Half of U.S. Companies Give Employees MLK Day Off

Honoring the civil rights icon seems like the bare minimum — especially this year

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45%: That’s the share of U.S. companies that gives employees a paid day off on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, according to a 2019 Bloomberg Law survey, as reported by CNBC.