Tag: vacations

No Vacations for You!

I received a job offer a while ago, and it was a good one. Part of the package included an awesome paid time off program. Unlimited. That’s right folks, Unlimited PTO. I can take as much time as I need, whenever I need it, vacations galore. If my wife and I decide to start a family, I can have unlimited time to spend at…

Flexible vacation policies popular at some companies

Nine percent of employers allow employees to cash out unused vacation time, a Society for Human Resource Management survey says. The benefit gives employees more flexibility and when “times are a little tight, this benefit really doesn’t cost a lot of extra money to employers to provide,” says Julie Stich, research director for the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans.

Will America Create Happy Workers with More Vacation Time?

Is the real step toward creating happy workers in the U.S. workplace giving them more vacation time? That could be the future of the American worker if the Fair Labor Standards Act is modified by help of Florida Representative Alan Grayson in the U.S. House of Representatives. But that still…