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Gruntled Workers Day

Show your appreciation for gruntled workers this Gruntled Workers Day with a special thank you and recognition of their hard work and dedication!
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It's time to recognize the hard work and dedication of your employees on Gruntled Workers Day, July 13th! This day was created in 2004 to celebrate those who are always putting their best foot forward and making a positive impact in the workplace. It's an opportunity for employers to show their appreciation for their staff by taking extra steps to make them feel valued and acknowledged. So whether it's giving out small tokens of gratitude or simply taking the time to say "thank you", make sure to show your employees how much you appreciate them today!

History of Gruntled Workers Day

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<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2004</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Gruntled Workers Day Origin</div><div class='timeline-text'>This holiday was established to express gratitude towards hardworking employees and encourage positive workplace culture.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2005</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Workplace Cultures Notice</div><div class='timeline-text'>Companies worldwide acknowledge the holiday, observing the positive impact Gruntled Workers Day has on their workplace morale.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2010</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>International Recognition</div><div class='timeline-text'>Gruntled Workers Day begins receiving international attention and participation, further spreading the holiday's reach and impact.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2015</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Emphasizing Employee Wellbeing</div><div class='timeline-text'>The holiday takes on a greater significance due to a growing emphasis on employee wellbeing and workplace satisfaction in many industries.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2020</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Pandemic Amplifies Importance</div><div class='timeline-text'>During the global COVID-19 pandemic, Gruntled Workers Day gains new importance as businesses applaud the resilience and dedication of their employees.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate Gruntled Workers Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Organize a potluck.</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Gather your fellow disgruntled workers for a potluck lunch or dinner.  Everyone can bring their favorite dish and share stories about their workplace experiences.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Start a blog.</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Write about your experiences in the workplace and share your thoughts on how to make things better.  It's a great way to vent and show solidarity with other gruntled workers.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Go out for drinks.</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Head out to your favorite watering hole and toast to the end of a hard day's work.  Or make it a happy hour outing to celebrate the feeling of finally getting off work.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Host a movie night.</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Pick out some of your favorite movies about work and invite some friends over for movie night.  Laugh, cry, and commiserate together as you watch the ups and downs of working life.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Have a picnic.</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Gather up a few snacks, blankets, chairs, and head out to the park for a picnic.  Enjoy each other's company and take time to relax in the sun.</p></div></div>

Why Gruntled Workers Day is Important

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Improves company morale</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Celebrating Gruntled Workers Day is a great way to show your employees that you care about their wellbeing. It can help raise morale, encourage employees to perform better and be more productive, and signal to them that they are valued members of your organization.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Reduces conflicts & improves communication</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>By celebrating Gruntled Workers Day, managers and employers have the opportunity to address any potential issues with employees in a positive and constructive manner, rather than brushing them aside or avoiding them completely. This helps prevent conflict and promotes open communication between supervisors and staff.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Strengthens workplace relationships</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>This day serves as an excellent reminder to everyone in the workplace that they are a team and should work together towards making their workplace a pleasant one for all. When companies begin to acknowledge each other’s successes, cooperative working relationships will begin to form - ultimately leading to improved productivity and job satisfaction!</p></div></div>

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When is Gruntled Workers Day?

Gruntled Workers Day is celebrated on July 13 every year. In 2024 Gruntled Workers Day will occur on a Saturday.

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