This sounded like potato po-tah-to to me, but in an exclusive to BenefitNews.com, the folks from yourSABBATICAL make their case for not only why an unpaid sabbatical isn't a euphemism for layoff, but also why implementing a sabbatical program could help employers prevent conducting actual layoffs.

Read the report here, and let me know. Are sabbaticals and furloughs softer terms for layoffs?

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