Is Unlimited Paid Time Off A Trap?
Megan Reynolds

My understanding is that there’s also considerably less admin for unlimited time off. In about 50% of states, your employer is required to compensate you for unused vacation days if you have a specific vacation policy where a # of days is attached to your position. If there are unlimited days I believe in many states employers can skirt this requirement.

In start-up culture where for some reason it’s standard to have no HR department, having unlimited vacation days means you don’t need to hire a designated person to process vacation day requests.

tldr; it’s a trap!!

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