September 06, 2007
Are You Thankful for Your Benefits?
This past Labor Day, I was watching the "Today" show, and in between stories, they were doing some labor trivia. And when they discussed how employers are not legally obligated to provide paid vacation, it just struck me.
I know that paid vacation is not legally required, but I realize that’s a benefit I take for granted. I’d never work somewhere that doesn’t offer vacation to full-time employees. It’s such a must-have for me, that in my head it’s become a given.
Last week, the Bureau of Labor Statistics issued a study on leave benefits, and as of March 2007, only 77 percent of workers had paid holidays and vacations available to them. And this doesn’t even go into other benefits like health insurance.
What benefits make or break a job for you?
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Posted by: oladimeji | Dec 28, 2007 6:25:12 AM
I have been working as a post doc in University of Pennsylvania, and it is shocking that I have only 6 days paid vacation a year and no educational benefits at all... Postdocs are treated as second rated employees...
Posted by: adelminj | Jan 6, 2008 10:58:50 PM
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