Surveys show fewer vacation days taken, offered

Carlson, Leah
November 2004
Employee Benefit News;Nov2004, Vol. 18 Issue 14, p20
Reports on the decrease in the number of vacation days forfeited by employees and the amount of paid vacation offered by employers in the U.S., according to the 2004 benefits survey by the Society for Human Resource Management. Possible reason for the decline, according to Tom Casey, a principal at Mellon Human Resources and Investment Solutions; Trends that contributed to the increase in the number of employees giving up vacation days; Shift in employee attitudes, according to Manny Avramidis, senior vice president of global human resources at the American Management Association.


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