European vacation

June 24, 2012

Kim Ruhl passes on this piece of light entertainment:  Europe’s Court of Justice has ruled that if you get sick while on vacation, you’re entitled to make up for it with another vacation.  The logic is that sick leave and vacation time are separate entitlements.  See here, here, and here.   The middle link shows off that wonderful British sense of humor.   Below a picture of someone skiing, the caption says:  “Workers who break a leg while on holiday can take corresponding paid leave at a later date.”


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