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@existentialcoms has a pretty relevant tweet to this perspective six hours ago:

I don't know what the meaning of life is, but if it isn't "working hard so the shareholders can make more money", then we are in trouble.

Well, the "shareholders" here include employees and customers. From that perspective, some of the shareholders are gaining something from getting a paid day off (arguably even the customers are gaining from having happy retails workers to help them in-store).

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