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Most Americans Use Just Half Their Vacation Days Published: August 20, 2014

Americans are so busy looking over their shoulders at work, they only take half of their paid time off, according to

Employees only use 51% of their eligible paid vacation time and paid time off, according to a recent survey of 2,300 workers who receive paid vacation. The survey was carried out by research firm Harris Interactive for the careers website Glassdoor.

What’s more, 61% of Americans work while they’re on vacation, despite complaints from family members; one-in-four report being contacted by a colleague about a work-related matter while taking time off, while one-in-five have been contacted by their boss.

H/T: Newser
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