Posts Tagged ‘vacation’

Choosing Unpaid Time Off Instead of Using Vacation Time

My employee asked for a few days off for a vacation with her family but wants to take it unpaid rather than using the vacation time she has accrued. Can I require her to use her paid vacation time before taking unpaid time, or does she have the right to save her vacation time to […]

10 Sep 19 - Time Off - Ellen Savage, J.D. - No CommentsRead More »

Keep Your Workplace Running Smoothly During Summer Vacations

Hotter temperatures and no school for the kids means many employees are using up their vacation time. In fact, nearly six in 10 workers (58 percent) save their vacation time for June, July and August, according to a recent Accountemps survey. Respondents plan to take an average of 10 days off during these summer months. […]

2 Jul 19 - Time Off, Workplace Policies - Jessica Mulholland - No CommentsRead More »

Vacation Days Still Go Unused in U.S.

In 2017, 52 percent of U.S. workers reported unused vacation days at the end of the year, compared with 54 percent in 2016 and 55 percent in 2015, according to research from Project Time Off. While employees used nearly a half-day more of vacation in 2017 compared to the previous year, employees still do not […]

30 May 18 - Time Off - Katie Culliton - No CommentsRead More »

More Than Half of Workers Leave Vacation Days on the Table

In 2015, more than half of U.S. workers (55 percent) left vacation time unused — adding up to 658 million unused vacation days, according to research from Project: Time Off. Why are employees not taking their vacation days? Surveyed workers cite the following reasons: Not wanting to return to a mountain of work (37 percent) […]

6 Jul 16 - Time Off - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »