Is this really a news topic?
Who gets paid to work on February 29?
Thursday 23 February 2012
Many people are not aware they are working one day for no pay this year – because 2012 is a leap year, according to research by staffing agency Uitzendspecialist.
Almost 50% of workers do not realise February 29 is a ‘free day’ for employers.
However, the agency says 17% of employers are planning to pay staff extra. And, it points out, freelancers and people working through staffing agencies will also be paid because they are paid an hourly or daily rate.