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Veritas Media thanks employees with an unexpected paid week off

Local small business presses pause for a week to give employees an extended Thanksgiving holiday.

BELLINGHAM, WA — Veritas Media, a Whatcom County video marketing and production agency announced Monday, September 7 that it will be giving all of its employees the week of Thanksgiving off as a paid holiday. No work will be scheduled over the nine days between November 20 and November 28 during what the company is calling its “Thanksgiving Pause.” The additional work days off will not count against any employee’s paid time off (PTO). 

Veritas Media employees have been hard at work during the course of the pandemic to offer creative solutions to local businesses and nonprofits. With the exception of the initial stay-at-home order, Veritas Media has been open, and busy serving the community as a media partner. In 2020 Veritas helped local nonprofits raise nearly $1 Million through virtual events. 

Josh Burdick, Founder & CEO of Veritas Media, is thrilled about the announcement: “It’s been a challenging eighteen months for all of us. We’ve been able to continue operating throughout the pandemic, and have done well—but I’ve noticed a heaviness in my conversations with employees and general fatigue due to the constant unknowns and uncertainties that our clients and our community. I feel like we all need a little space this time of year to breathe, reflect and spend time with family and friends.” says Josh, “I’m incredibly grateful and proud of my team—they deserve to be recognized for the hard work they’ve put in under extraordinary circumstances. The “Thanksgiving Pause”—a week off in the midst of one of our busiest seasons—is one small thing that I can do to let my team and our community know that we value and care for our employees. ”

Veritas Media was founded in 2011 and since has grown to a team of 8 full-time employees. All Veritas Media employees enjoy access to company benefits like health insurance, paid time off, a matching retirement program, and continuing education. 

For more information about Veritas Media, contact Josh Burdick at (360) 812-6450 or email at josh@veritasmediapro.com.

Veritas Media is a video marketing agency in Bellingham, WA and specializes in helping businesses grow their marketing channels through the use of video. Veritas Media is located in the heart of downtown Bellingham, WA at 1213 Cornwall Ave and offers both in-studio and on-location video production and live streaming services.

By Published On: September 7th, 2021Categories: News

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