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Hey vacation time can increase productivity by people being healthier. This is why a lot of businesses have gyms in their work place.


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Employees should be fairly compensated as a way of motivating them to do better with their work. You need to budget your money well because this is the most certain way to reduce stress associated with planning a vacation.


Mandatory paid vacation is a classic welfare-state policy. Policies like these serve at least three functions.


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In Germany is it normal to doc 1/2 days from employees vacation balance?

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A bit clarification, in Finland the vacation is 4 weeks in the summer season (4 months) and 1 week in winter. They count it by using 6 day work weeks, even though Finns rarely do 6 day work weeks..

A good system if you ask me, alot of summer jobs for the students

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After reviewing you comments, it makes me thankful that I left my corporate life as a banker in Arizona. To travel the world meeting great people and collecting great things. 10 days of vacation!! If you lucky in the US you get that much:-( Check out my blog at http://vacationfinds4u.blogspot.com/


In the UK we actually have a statutory minimum of 15 days paid leave and six bank (public) holidays and the norm is probably 18 + 6 (1.5 days a month). In white collar jobs it depends on length of service, and often gets wrapped up in an employment package. In my last permanent job I had 26 + 6.


-- But there are more errors: All people I know have 30 days of holidays, although this may vary depending on contract.--

But only 24 days of paid leave are guaranteed by law. If someone has more than 24 days, it's because of union agreements or because their boss is a nice guy ;-)


In Germany there are some holidays depending on the religion of the majority of the respective federal state (i.e. catholic or lutherian).

But there are more errors: All people I know have 30 days of holidays, although this may vary depending on contract.


I'm not sure, if all other public holidays are determined on state level, but there are nine holidays that are common to all states (New Years Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Labour Day, Ascension Thursday, Pentecost Monday, German Unity Day, 2 Christmas days).

The number of holidays varies between 9 (Berlin, Bremen, Hamburg, Niedersachsen, Schleswig-Holstein) and 13 (Bayern, although Augsburg has even one day more.

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