October 21, 2014America’s Disappearing Vacation Days Fact Sheet
Americans are taking nearly a full work week less of vacation since 2000 and the least amount of vacation time in decades.
Tied to the office, Americans are leaving more and more paid time off unused each year, forfeiting their earned benefits and, in essence, working for free. This unfortunate trend comes at a high price. All Work, No Pay found that American workers permanently lose 169 million days of earned PTO each year.