Holiday bonus for social work at DM

Employees of a leading drugstore chain will get an extra day off if they use it for community work, it has been reported.DM Austria, the Austrian branch of German cosmetic products and drugstore chain DM, said today (Tues) that its 5,400 staff will be granted an additional paid day off work if they use the time to help charity organisations.The company, which celebrates its 35th anniversary this year, said it is working together with a variety of non-profit organisations (NGOs) and charities in the campaign.DM runs more than 2,300 branches across Europe, including 1,100 shops in Germany and almost 360 in Austria.