Vacation

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Vacation

A period of time during which one ordinarily would work but does not, normally to engage in some pleasure. One may spend a vacation traveling, relaxing or simply organizing one's personal life. Many companies offer paid vacation time to employees after a certain period of employment. Some jurisdictions require paid vacations.
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More recently, the EAT held in the case of Plumb v Duncan Print Group that 'at most' accrued annual leave should be taken within 18 months from the end of the leave year in which it accrued.
If the law could focus on curbing exploitation and ensuring fair treatment and good living conditions for workers, they might start enjoying work and maybe, the need for annual leave might not arise.
We are advising our clients to ignore the ministry's circular on annual leave days because it is unlawful and are urging them to calculate the annual leave days as calendar days instead of working days.
The study of 2,000 workers in the UK found that the majority of annual leave is spent catching up on household chores, DIY projects or even food shopping.
The CJEU held that EU law precludes any national laws that do not allow workers to take annual leave that coincides with a 'period of unfitness' at a later date.
The ECJ notes that the final aim of annual leave - to provide time to rest and have time to relax and enjoy leisure time - is different from the right to sick leave, which allows one to recover from illness.
The CCMA yesterday said: "Managers have agreed a maximum of 32 days annual leave will be implemented on a voluntary basis.
If they decide to refuse a request for annual leave, they need to be prepared to justify their decision.
Working Australians receive an average of 20 annual leave days per year while French workers receive 37.
The minimum period of paid annual leave may not be replaced by an allowance in lieu, except when the employment relationship is terminated.
Annual leave entitlement will increase from20 to 24 days a year for full-timeworkers andwill increase again to 28 days from April 2009.
The dates upon which these new annual leave entitlements accrue is dependant upon the date upon which the employee commenced employment.

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