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Why Is No One at Nike Working This Week?

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Why Is No One at Nike Working This Week?

While professional social media platform LinkedIn and dating app Bumble had already experimented with collective time off for workers, the corporate ripples truly began with Nike . "In a year (or two) unlike any other, taking time for rest and recovery is key to performing well and staying sane," Matt Marrazzos, Nike's senior manager of global marketing science, wrote to employees at the time. Both the corporate headquarters in Beaverton, Ore., and three Air Manufacturing design labs with over 1,500 employees are closed for a collective paid vacation from Aug. 15 to 19.