Chicago Tribune

A plea to bosses: Leave loudly

The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Saturday, Sept. 30:

___

"I'M LEAVING THE OFFICE TO PICK UP MY CHILDREN," the boss announced, none too quietly, as he skedaddled out the door at (gasp!) 4 p.m.

That boss, a corporate warrior named Robbert Rietbroek, is one of the good guys and gals, creating a healthier work-life balance for stressed-out employees through his example.

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune5 min read
Dan Wiederer: Mitch Trubisky Is Struggling. Again. He's Also Hurt. Again. So Now What?
CHICAGO - Mitch Trubisky seemed hurt. And not just a sore hip kind of hurt either. As the Bears quarterback stepped into a white tent outside the visitors locker room at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum late Sunday, he just seemed crestfallen. There
Chicago Tribune7 min read
In The Great Lakes' Most Productive Fishing Grounds, Dead Zones Are Eroding Livelihoods
CRYSTAL ROCK, Ohio - From his lakefront dock in Crystal Rock, 70 miles west of Cleveland, Dean Koch still gleefully reminisces on his career as a commercial fisherman in the heyday. At his first industry meeting in Sandusky in the late 1960s, fishing
Chicago Tribune2 min read
Lauri Markkanen Bounces Back To Score 24 Points As Bulls Roll 109-89 Against Pistons
CHICAGO - Lauri Markkanen got off to a strong first quarter and kept it going, leading all scorers with 24 points and adding six rebounds as the Bulls defeated the Pistons 109-89 on Wednesday to cap a tribute to Luol Deng at the United Center. After