Please, Take Your Paid Time Off (If You Have It)
Megan Reynolds

Ugh, this is so garbage. The EU mandates 20 days PTO for all full-time employees, and a decent employer will throw in an extra four days — just for a entry-level employee. Everything stops between Christmas and New Year’s, and there’s a similar stoppage in late January (skiing) and again around August-ish.

Last year I had time to visit my family for three weeks and take a few other small vacations. Sick time isn’t included in any of that. If more Americans ever had the time off to travel and see what the rest of the world is like…

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