American Demographics states that one-third of American workers fear lay-offs.
Many workers are reluctant to take vacations, fearing the boss will view them as slackers -- or decide they’re not even missed. A 2005 study by Universal Orlando Resort found about half of workers left vacation time on the table. That actually leads to some good news: Mr. Faulkner said employers, concerned about health and productivity if workers don’t take time to recharge, are beginning to add policies mandating that employees take at least a weeklong vacation.
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