National Take Back the Lunch Break Day

National Take Back the Lunch Break Day

Tork, the world’s leading professional hygiene brand, created National Take Back the Lunch Break Day in 2018 to address the declining importance of the lunch break for employees in today‚Äôs 24/7 work environment.

Tork’s research shows that employees who take a break for lunch score higher in a variety of engagement metrics such as job satisfaction and productivity. Tork’s research also found that almost 90 percent of employees regard the ability to take a break during a lunch break as a critical part of accepting a job.

For more than half of North American workers, however, their lunch breaks last less than 30 minutes once they’re on the job. This leaves little time for them to buy a meal or even enjoy it. Tork established National Take Back the Lunch Break Day to improve employee morale, satisfaction, and productivity in North America.

The Tork Take Back Lunch Break idea is simple. More workers can take their lunch breaks and improve workplaces as well as worker happiness.

North American workers are encouraged not to take their lunch breaks on the third Friday of June. Why? It’s because employees are less likely to take frequent, shorter lunch breaks. This has a negative effect on employee morale.

Tork’s research shows that only 13% of employees are engaged at work. Engagement is important for productivity, happiness, and job satisfaction. It is high time that employers and employees across North America step up and offer a lunch plate. Stop eating at the computer or skipping lunch.

Enjoy some fresh air, real lunch, and social interaction by getting away from your desk. You can share your lunch break experiences on social media using #takebacklunch


Jun 17 2024


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