Now We Have to Worry About “Vacation Shaming”
Megan Reynolds
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I would no more leave vacation days on the table than I would leave my paycheck uncashed. As Alison at Ask a Manager often points out, PTO and sick days are part of your compensation package. What next, are my coworkers gonna shame me for using my dental insurance? You might need to work around the schedule of your workplace a bit — for instance, I can imagine the reaction to a tax accountant taking a week off in early April — but there’s no shame in having things in your life other than work!

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