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Personal Days from work-How many do you get? #4573972
11/14/17 04:39 PM
11/14/17 04:39 PM
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USA
RazorsEdge Offline OP
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We get 5 unpaid personal days a year.


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Re: Personal Days from work-How many do you get? [Re: RazorsEdge] #4573973
11/14/17 04:41 PM
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Deplorable in apple valley, ca
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Re: Personal Days from work-How many do you get? [Re: RazorsEdge] #4573975
11/14/17 04:41 PM
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Cedarbrae, Ontario
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Re: Personal Days from work-How many do you get? [Re: RazorsEdge] #4573977
11/14/17 04:42 PM
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Michigan
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Michigan
0 - self employed


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Re: Personal Days from work-How many do you get? [Re: RazorsEdge] #4573979
11/14/17 04:45 PM
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Indiana
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I think 2 weeks.

I don't miss work unless I have the flu. So far, it's been 1 time.


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Re: Personal Days from work-How many do you get? [Re: dlundblad] #4573989
11/14/17 04:54 PM
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Nebraska
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Nebraska
0 personal days
0 sick days
15 vacation days that end up being used for personal and sick days. Don't remember the last I had more than a four day weekend off.


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Re: Personal Days from work-How many do you get? [Re: RazorsEdge] #4573991
11/14/17 04:58 PM
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Wet side WA
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I have 365 unless the better half has made out a new honey do list. Working less enjoying retirement more!


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Re: Personal Days from work-How many do you get? [Re: RazorsEdge] #4573992
11/14/17 04:59 PM
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Minnesota
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Minnesota
2 personals
2 floaters
1week sick pay
4 weeks vacation

Re: Personal Days from work-How many do you get? [Re: RazorsEdge] #4573996
11/14/17 05:02 PM
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Santa Barbara, CA
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3 sick days and since I am at 10 years here I get 3 weeks vacation that I usually never get to use. I also get a floater day during the week whenever I work a Saturday.


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Re: Personal Days from work-How many do you get? [Re: RazorsEdge] #4574001
11/14/17 05:05 PM
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We have unlimited days off at our professional discretion. It's very flexible. I work from home 1 or 2 days a week. If you're sick, they want us to stay home and keep the germs out of the office to avoid getting others sick. The goal is to get the work done. I'll probably be working 12 hours today as we have a lot to do and taking my laptop on vacation. Some people take advantage of the policy. They quietly disappear to pursue other opportunities.


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Re: Personal Days from work-How many do you get? [Re: JohnnyJohnson] #4574005
11/14/17 05:10 PM
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Texas
Bud Offline
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Texas
Originally Posted By: JohnnyJohnson
I have 365 unless the better half has made out a new honey do list. Working less enjoying retirement more!


I am in the same boat.


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Re: Personal Days from work-How many do you get? [Re: RazorsEdge] #4574007
11/14/17 05:12 PM
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Orlando, FL
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Orlando, FL
6 weeks vacation
4 weeks sick pay
1 week personal businesses

12 paid holidays
2 floating

Re: Personal Days from work-How many do you get? [Re: RazorsEdge] #4574008
11/14/17 05:14 PM
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When I was working I had up to six weeks paid time off per year. That was vacation, sick and personal all under one name. Of course I had thirty years with the company. Like a couple of other retirees have posted, I’m now getting 365 days a year. Honey do lists will keep us old codgers busy.


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Re: Personal Days from work-How many do you get? [Re: RazorsEdge] #4574012
11/14/17 05:25 PM
11/14/17 05:25 PM
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ON, Canada eh?
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ON, Canada eh?
Depends on the employer size and why the personal day is needed is the official law but most employers try to limit you to around a week. That said I have to be almost dead to call for it.

My job is make my own schedule so I can take a day here/there without affecting the workload. Plus I have 3 weeks vacation so...


Last edited by StevieC; 11/14/17 05:26 PM.

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Re: Personal Days from work-How many do you get? [Re: RazorsEdge] #4574015
11/14/17 05:28 PM
11/14/17 05:28 PM
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Lima, Ohio, USA
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Lima, Ohio, USA
23 paid Days off per year.
no personal
no vacation
no sick leave, no nada.
use 'em, or Loose 'em. no carry over.

obiously they won't let you use more than 5 in a 1 week pay period(5 paid days,2 unpaid "days off"), so my 23 days is really 4.5 weeks, but you can't take 2 weeks or more together without clearance from the Head Honcho.

and i only have that many b/c i've been working there for more than 17 years.
it's all laid out in the union contract. 2 tiers , depending on when you were hired.
before date x(which is more than 10 years ago now, so...why bother listing the steps under 10 yrs) you get 20 days, and after 17 years, 23.
hired after that date, I think they top out at like 14 days...

also a two tiered pay scale. which i've been topped out on for the last...16-17 years...
as i am fond of saying, "that's why they pay me the mediocre bucks"...

Last edited by earlyre; 11/14/17 05:33 PM.

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