What % of Bankers have MLK day off?

I hear it's an "official" holiday, but how many of you are still working just like normal? Any divisions given the day off or allowed to work from home?

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Jan 21, 2013 - 5:58pm

Working like normal as in a full day at the office?
Or get in at 10, hour lunch break, out the door by 6?

Jan 21, 2013 - 5:48pm

On a FIG team at a MM bank...working

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Jan 21, 2013 - 5:55pm

PE...working :/

"...the art of good business, is being a good middle man, putting people togeather. It's all about honor and respect."
Jan 21, 2013 - 6:03pm

I'm in private banking and we had the day off because markets were closed... but most of the analysts still came in around 2ish and we will leave around 6-7. Just prepping some things for the short week.

But waking up at noon, coming in at 2 and leaving at 6 or 7 still feels like a holiday compared to a normal Monday.

I would agree with you, but then we'd both be wrong.
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Jan 21, 2013 - 6:57pm

General rule of thumb is that if the markets are closed you should technically have off, but it also depends on group culture.


Jan 21, 2013 - 7:08pm

Working from home.

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Jan 22, 2016 - 1:24am

Do bankers work on MLK day? (Originally Posted: 01/18/2016)

Jan 18, 2016 - 5:07pm

West coast IBD: currently at home after eating 30 bucks worth of pancakes this morning. Got an e-mail, but will probably just go in an hour or so early tomorrow instead of doing anything today.

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Jan 18, 2016 - 5:27pm

I did a few hours of work from home yesterday, but it's more a function of what deals are on and need attention rather than a function of what public holiday it is.

Those who can, do. Those who can't, post threads about how to do it on WSO.
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