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DuPont Asks Some Salaried Staff to Take Unpaid Leave

12:11 PM MDT | April 14, 2009 | Esther D'Amico

DuPont initiated unpaid leave on April 13, asking thousands of salaried workers worldwide to voluntarily take at least two weeks off, according to the Wilmington News-Journal, which broke the story yesterday and which DuPont has confirmed. DuPont’s 75 global corporate officers will take three weeks off without pay; other exempt and salaried professionals are being asked to take the equivalent of two weeks off without pay during the remainder of 2009, the company says in a statement. The company cites weak market conditions that are expected to last through...

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