A new survey is out and over half of you say YES you will be checking work email over the holidays. Xobni and Harris Interactive gave the following statistics:
59% of American workers will check email over the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays
55% of the 59% will check it at least 1x a day
28% of the 59% will check it several times a day
42% of the 59% say it is important to check in over the holiday and some even admitted it was a welcome distraction.
For the Southern folk - the southerners are the most likely to check in boxes on holiday.
For bosses that want to be this holiday's Scrooge to keep in mind - 41% of Americans are annoyed when they get emails over the holidays
"Most Americans check work email over the holidays", Radhika Marya, Mashable, November 23, 2010.