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ComerPerro Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-20-06 10:59 PM
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56. yeah, i also was "liberated" from my job
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  -How much vacation do you get a year? Herman Munster  Aug-19-06 03:43 PM   #0 
  - Hahaha what's that?  greyhound1966   Aug-19-06 03:46 PM   #1 
  - Underpaid people who get a measly 2-3 weeks a year  Warpy   Aug-19-06 03:49 PM   #2 
  - I get a ridiculous amount. More than I can afford to take. A  rzemanfl   Aug-19-06 03:49 PM   #3 
  - I suspect you could very easily afford to take it.  hedgehog   Aug-19-06 11:31 PM   #34 
     - Well, there is that. What I meant was "go somewhere else." I can  rzemanfl   Aug-20-06 07:44 AM   #46 
  - Americans don't know how (or why) to vacation.  TahitiNut   Aug-19-06 03:54 PM   #4 
  - With some extra paid time off and personal holidays  wryter2000   Aug-19-06 03:55 PM   #5 
  - And when the time comes that they decide to outsource or offshore  mcscajun   Aug-19-06 04:19 PM   #14 
     - Very true of most jobs  wryter2000   Aug-20-06 10:34 AM   #49 
        - Very fortunate, indeed. And yes, stay put so long as things are good  mcscajun   Aug-20-06 11:34 AM   #51 
  - 1 Day Vacation For Every 2 Weeks Worked At The Time I Retired  ThomWV   Aug-19-06 03:57 PM   #6 
  - 365 days a year, 366 every fourth year.  alfredo   Aug-19-06 03:59 PM   #7 
  - Same here... unemployed. :-( n/t  skids   Aug-19-06 04:02 PM   #8 
     - That really sucks.  alfredo   Aug-19-06 11:29 PM   #33 
     - yeah, i also was "liberated" from my job  ComerPerro   Aug-20-06 10:59 PM   #56 
  - 3 Months + Muslim Religious Holidays  JCMach1   Aug-19-06 04:03 PM   #9 
  - about 3 weeks a year  shanti   Aug-19-06 04:05 PM   #10 
  - Zero. I'm self-employed  conflictgirl   Aug-19-06 04:07 PM   #11 
  - Ditto, we run our own business  magellan   Aug-20-06 05:19 AM   #45 
  - That's exactly right  conflictgirl   Aug-20-06 06:48 PM   #53 
  - Every Self Employed Person I Know Takes Vacations Now and Then  ThomWV   Aug-20-06 07:55 AM   #47 
     - I'm just getting started and I'm trying to make sure I DON'T fail  conflictgirl   Aug-20-06 06:43 PM   #52 
        - It's very difficult in the beginning  magellan   Aug-20-06 10:49 PM   #55 
  - i work for a school district  yorkiemommie1   Aug-19-06 04:08 PM   #12 
  - When employed long-term in corporate, maxed at 5 weeks; Now, NONE.  mcscajun   Aug-19-06 04:16 PM   #13 
  - A lot, but not really "vacation"  Drum   Aug-19-06 04:19 PM   #15 
  - Not enough! I can't wait for the empty nest . My job--even  mnhtnbb   Aug-19-06 04:21 PM   #16 
  - Jaysus - what is Hopkins complaining for?  Rosemary2205   Aug-19-06 04:21 PM   #17 
  - Paid vacation? None.  MrSlayer   Aug-19-06 04:26 PM   #18 
  - Nope, not since 96  DiverDave   Aug-19-06 04:33 PM   #19 
  - I have a summer "vacation" with no vacation plans.  LWolf   Aug-19-06 04:33 PM   #20 
  - Zero. I have had one vacation in my entire working life.  Straight Shooter   Aug-19-06 04:35 PM   #21 
  - Non Profit Mental Health Agency  HockeyMom   Aug-19-06 05:21 PM   #22 
  - Having been more or less self-unemployed for the last 3 years  gula   Aug-19-06 06:19 PM   #23 
  - My employer is very generous with time off.  RebelOne   Aug-19-06 06:24 PM   #24 
  - I've been with this company 2 years and I get 2 weeks  tammywammy   Aug-19-06 06:24 PM   #25 
  - I am very fortunate. I 've managed a time share resort for the past eleven  tinfoilinfor2005   Aug-19-06 06:36 PM   #26 
  - I get  FILAM23   Aug-19-06 09:47 PM   #27 
  - Paid or unpaid?  LWolf   Aug-19-06 09:53 PM   #28 
  - My Rant!  mentalsolstice   Aug-19-06 09:55 PM   #29 
  - That's terrible!  magellan   Aug-20-06 11:20 PM   #58 
  - Back when I had a union job I had 6 weeks, now I have 2..  B Calm   Aug-19-06 10:14 PM   #30 
  - Another teacher here....  femmocrat   Aug-19-06 10:31 PM   #31 
  - I guess everyday is a day of vacation for moi......I'm retired.  a kennedy   Aug-19-06 10:54 PM   #32 
  - some regret they retired, most welcome it. retirement "Experts" advise...  nedbal   Aug-20-06 12:20 AM   #40 
  - Why is it corporate accounting departments are always able to  hedgehog   Aug-19-06 11:35 PM   #35 
  - 27 days/year 25 weeks banked now, I take 3 / 4 day weekends at home  nedbal   Aug-19-06 11:57 PM   #36 
  - 4 Weeks Vacation, 1 Floating Holiday,13 Paid Holidays, And Paid Sick.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Aug-20-06 12:02 AM   #37 
  - 25 days plus 5 days paid time off  cat_girl25   Aug-20-06 12:04 AM   #38 
  - I'm a "contract" employee...  susanna   Aug-20-06 12:08 AM   #39 
  - Very sweet teaching gig this year  Godhumor   Aug-20-06 01:48 AM   #41 
  - Wow.  countingbluecars   Aug-20-06 11:13 PM   #57 
     - Not particularly, no  Godhumor   Aug-20-06 11:22 PM   #59 
  - what is a "vacation" ?  kineneb   Aug-20-06 02:17 AM   #42 
  - 52 unpaid weeks a year  leftofthedial   Aug-20-06 02:19 AM   #43 
  - I ger approx 15 days a year...Each pay day I  ikojo   Aug-20-06 02:35 AM   #44 
  - Two weeks a year  Retired AF Dem   Aug-20-06 07:59 AM   #48 
  - 2 weeks a yr., but can't afford to go anywhere.  The Anti-Neo Con   Aug-20-06 11:22 AM   #50 
  - 4 weeks a year...next August 5 weeks, however, hubby is self employed  mtnester   Aug-20-06 06:49 PM   #54 
     - 8 weeks  Gargoyle   Aug-20-06 11:24 PM   #60 
 

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