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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In addition to this -- legally -- your annual leave shouldn't be deferred more than once in two years.
Assistant chief constable Mark Williams said: "We are committed to ensuring our officers are given appropriate notice of leave allocation and plans to announce annual leave periods for 2020-21 remain in line with previous years.
The Working Time Regulations require a worker to take annual leave in the year in respect it is due.
The survey, carried out by on-line travel organisation, Expedia, took data from 24 countries and deducted that the average European worker benefits from 28 days annual leave. This compares with UK workers who, although entitled to an average of 26 days, typically only take 25 days.
The payment of the annual leave allowance to the private sector employees begins on 1 July.
I would like to ask a question about annual leave in respect to UAE labour law, as we are having a discussion in our company about our claim of annual leave.
Bahrain's new Labour law governing annual leave for employees is allegedly costing companies millions of dinars and businessmen claim leave costs have doubled since the new regulations came into force last September, a report said.
EMPLOYERS COULD be forgiven for lacking sympathy with an employee who returns from a holiday complaining that they were sick during their annual leave and that they couldn't properly enjoy it--particularly if the employee is sporting a suspiciously healthy looking tan.
In answer to a question referred for a preliminary hearing by the Spanish Supreme Court, the EU Court of Justice (ECJ) concluded, in a 21 June ruling, that a worker incapacitated during his annual leave is entitled to recuperate his leave at a later date.
By RORY TEVLIN COUNCIL managers were forced into an embarrassing U-turn yesterday as it was announced their annual leave will be capped at 32 days.
WITH school holidays on the horizon, it's the time of year when bosses are bombarded with additional annual leave requests.
The survey by online travel company Expedia concluded that Australian workers take 16.5 days annual leave on average, while workers in France take 34.5 days of holidays in a year.

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