Gen Yers are extincting the polar bear

You know that super stressful public service ad where Dr. Green tells you that the polar bears are becoming extinct and it’s your fault? This is a really awesome segue into the news that the 9-to-5 workday is joining those bears on the endangered species list. Time Magazine reports that Gen Y-ers aren’t only ruining the environment, they’re messing up the established workplace schedule. To read about the selfish reasons why telecommuting, flexible hours, and access to social media are important to the new Gen Y-composed workforce, click here. To read our partners at Fisher & Phillips’s take on how this shift affects employers and their compliance with wage and hour laws, click here.


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