Escaping From the Office . . . or Not

Monday, September 3, 2007

According to studies by the Work and Family Institute:

? Average paid vacation days in the United States: 16.6

? Workers who don't plan to take all of it: 36 percent

? Workers who take two weeks or more at once: 14 percent

? Workers who take fewer than seven days at once: 37 percent

? How many work on vacation: 21 percent

? How vacation time is spent: 69 percent, relaxing, having fun; 19 percent, family responsibilities; 13 percent, other things


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