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Vacation Policy

Japan Is Considering Making Vacation Mandatory. The U.S. Should, Too

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 02.10.2015 | Business

Japan wants to cut off its workaholics, and America could learn a thing or two from the proposal. A measure slated to come before Japan’s parliam...

The Key To A Successful Unlimited Vacation Policy

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 12.17.2014 | Business

The Southern Growth Studio, a strategic consulting firm based in Memphis, Tennessee, is among the American companies that have adopted an unlimited va...

Why We Should All Vacation At The Exact Same Time

The Week | Elissa Strauss | | Posted 08.27.2014 | World

It may be summertime, but the living isn't exactly easy. Vacations are increasingly being squeezed by our inability to disconnect and the pile of w...

WATCH: Imagine A Company With No Vacation Policy

Posted 03.19.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

It might seem unorthodox, but by having no vacation policy -- and allowing infinite vacation days for your employee, so to speak -- you'll actually se...

The First State To Legalize Vacations?

Joe Robinson | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Joe Robinson

Though modest in scope, the legislation would give vacations in Washington something the rest of our holidays don't have: legitimacy. It would, in effect, legalize vacations in Washington and eliminate the illicit feeling that comes from their current non-statutorily-protected state.

Big Brother May Be Your Employer, Not Just Your Government

Brett Greene | Posted 05.09.2012 | Denver
Brett Greene

How much ongoing access to your personal information, including your online login information, do you want your employer to have?

39 Countries That Take More Vacation Than The U.S. (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

We Americans recently celebrated our nation's independence with a day off work. It was glorious, extended the weekend and offered many of us a respite...

A Vacation Policy for the New Decade

Penny Herscher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Penny Herscher

Why should we be tracking paperwork and forms when an employee takes the day off, but not when they work over a weekend?