Unlimited vacation – level 1

25-04-2024 15:00

Unlimited vacation means that people can take as much time off work as they want. In the US, about 6% of companies offer unlimited vacation.

These days, many people want to be flexible. They like to change plans easily. Companies know that. Unlimited vacation is a way how to keep employees. It also shows that companies believe in their employees. But unlimited vacation is not as great as it seems.

Some employees can abuse the situation. It means that they will be often out of the office. Their colleagues will have to work more. Also, in summer or winter, too many people can be on vacation. It can have an impact on the company’s productivity.

Difficult words: time off (the time when a person is not at work), abuse (to use in a wrong way), productivity (how much business a company does).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

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