Upcoming epidemic of "Lucas Flu"

Getting ready to call in sick next week?

Business analysts are projecting that the opening of Star Wars : Revenge of the Sith could cost employers in the United States over $600 million in lost productivity. The number is somewhat inflated because the flick hits the theaters on the 19th - Thursday instead of the traditional Friday - adding an extra business day to the opening "weekend".

Posted: Thu - May 12, 2005 at 08:53 AM