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Labor Relations: Paid Vacation

Why do employees today place such a high priority on paid time off? Do you feel that companies are fair in their offerings for vacation/personal/sick time? Why or why not?

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Employees today place a high priority on paid time off for a few reasons. The main reason is due to the changing state of the economy. Employees are finding that they need time off, and it's just not practical to get that time off without pay, as it would create financial hardship. This is true even if it is just one or two days of pay. The economy is just rebounding from serious economic hardship. When an employee has to take time off work and ...

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This solution explains why employees place a high priority on paid time off, and if companies are fair in their offerings for vacation, personal, or sick time. Includes 1 reference.

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