Comment of the week: Employees prefer to roll over paid time off

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Despite low levels of paid time off in the US, many employees aren’t using the leave available to them. On Monday, we reported that 73% of organizations say their staff leave behind at least three days of vacation each year.

And that’s just the way staff like it, with 69% of North American workers intending not to use all their time off in 2013, according to a recent Right Management survey. Reader Carol Brendle suggested that perhaps staff were feeling vulnerable despite a recovering economy.
"Perhaps they are saving vacation time as a buffer against a layoff."

So, does a rollover vacation policy provide staff with greater peace of mind? Continue the discussion in the comments.

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