France Comes Up With the Idea to Give Your Time Off to a Colleague in Need

Interesting. Would any of you do this?

France’s parliament has passed a law allowing workers to give some of their days off to a colleague with a seriously ill child. The idea came from the case of a man whose colleagues donated 170 days while his son was battling cancer.

You can donate your time anonymously. According to the article, some private companies in France already do this, this law just extends that possibility to the public sector.

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