Vacation-Skipping No Day At Beach For Employers

Law360, New York (July 28, 2009, 7:14 PM EDT) -- Fearful of losing their jobs in the recession, employees across the U.S. are choosing to forfeit paid vacation in increasing numbers, according to lawyers. But while struggling companies might welcome the extra hands on deck, allowing workers to give up earned time off could be harmful for business in the long run.

“I think you are seeing it a lot now: When co-workers are being laid off, there's a desire to make sure you are seen as a contributor and a valuable person who should be...
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