Vacation Time and Pay for Employees

“How much vacation time do employees get?” The answer is that it depends on the company or organization you’re employed by. There isn’t a set amount, because employers are not required to provide vacation leave either with pay or unpaid.

Some employers give vacation time to only full-time employees. Others grant vacation time to all employees. Still, others offer pro-rated vacation, depending on your work schedule and employment status.

Who

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Southwest offers staff extra pay, frequent flyer miles to avoid holiday travel disruptions

A baggage handler pushes a bag near a Southwest Airlines airplane at Hollywood Burbank Airport in Burbank, California, October 10, 2021.

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Southwest Airlines on Saturday offered its flight attendants new incentives aimed at avoiding more flight cancellations, particularly over the peak holiday period, amid concerns over staffing, according to an internal memo.

Southwest canceled more than 2,000 flights around Columbus Day weekend, disruptions

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Stringer wants stimulus cash to pay for free summer camps, youth jobs

Mayoral candidate and City Comptroller Scott Stringer is proposing the city make day camps and other recreational activities free this summer through federal stimulus money that’s expected to flow here in the coming weeks.

Stringer, who announced the proposal as part one of his “Summer in the City” plan Monday afternoon, is also calling for the city to expand its summer youth employment program and launch a volunteer Tutoring Corps

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Broadway performers improvise to pay rent | Entertainment

NEW YORK – A year ago, Max Kumangai was dazzling crowds with a jolt of live Broadway excitement. Now he’s doing it with his bread.

The triple threat from the musical “Jagged Little Pill” has leaned into a fourth skill as the pandemic marches on: baking and selling his own sourdough.

From his Manhattan apartment, Kumangai delivers $15 bread loaves or $8 focaccia slices from his Humpday Dough company on

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Retailers pay to fly goods from China as U.S. port backup delays deliveries

Containers are seen on a shipping dock, as the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in the Port of Los Angeles, California, April 16, 2020.

Lucy Nicholson | Reuters

Companies such as Peloton are facing a costly logistical nightmare as record congestion at ports around the world cause delays.

Global shipping data from MarineTraffic showed a ship with 197 containers of Peloton bikes and merchandise circled at anchor

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Retailers pay more to fly bikes to hot tubs from China as backup at U.S. ports delays deliveries

Containers are seen on a shipping dock, as the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in the Port of Los Angeles, California, April 16, 2020.

Lucy Nicholson | Reuters

A ship with 197 containers of Peloton bikes and merchandise circled at anchor just outside the Port of Los Angeles right before Christmas, entering a holding pattern on Dec. 22 until it was allowed to dock Jan. 2, according

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Bruce Springsteen’s DUI Charge Dropped After He Agreed to Pay a $500 Fine

Bruce Springsteen headed to Zoom court on Wednesday after being charged with driving while intoxicated, reckless driving, and consuming alcohol in a closed area at Gateway National Recreation Area in Sandy Hook, New Jersey last November.

While The Boss did plead guilty to taking a drink offered to him by a fan, the charges of DWI and reckless driving were dismissed as federal prosecutors said he wasn’t sufficiently drunk to

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N.J. council missed a deadline to pay the mayor. She says members are playing politics.

Hillside councilmembers missed a deadline to pay Mayor Dahlia Vertreese and the town’s business administrator, and they still have yet to pay another three in her administration.

Now, the mayor is accusing the council of playing politics. It’s the latest dispute between the mayor and council that’s been marked by lawsuits against each other over who has the power to pay bills: two were filed in 2019 and another from

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Greenville City Council planning session: Pay raises on tap for city workers; progress, roads, economic development discussed. | Local News

The Greenville City Council is set to restore $6.5 million to its current budget in February thanks to better than expected tax revenues.

The city can fund employee pay raises, hire new staff and fund operational expenses such as purchasing additional vehicles, Assistant City Manager Michael Cowin said.

Cowin updated the council on its fiscal year 2020-21 budget during its annual planning meeting held online Friday afternoon.

While the 2020

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A small town dragged its feet on COVID-19 mask mandates, and residents pay the price

DODGE CITY, Kan. – In the midst of a worsening pandemic, as coronavirus cases climbed, elected leaders in a former frontier town famous for its gunfights faced a choice.

They could pass a mask mandate at the urging of health experts or reject the measure blasted by some as a violation of their personal freedoms.

The five commissioners of Dodge City, a politically red cattle community of about 27,000 people,

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You can pay to push the button to implode Trump Plaza in Atlantic City

One of President Donald Trump’s former Atlantic City casinos will be blown up next month, and for the right amount of money, you could be the one to press the button that brings it down.

The demolition of the former Trump Plaza casino will become a fundraiser to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Atlantic City that the mayor hopes will raise in excess of $1 million

Opened in

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$4.2M Superfund settlement helps pay to expand Sourland Mountain preserve

A multi-million dollar settlement stemming from long-standing pollution in Central Jersey is paying for the expansion of protected open space at a nearby preserve.

Wyeth Holdings, a subsidiary of Pfizer, has agreed to pay $4.2 million to New Jersey to compensate for natural resource damages related to groundwater pollution at the American Cyanamid Superfund site, state Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Catherine McCabe announced on Friday.

“This agreement demonstrates how

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Wichitan sues travel insurance company over refusal to pay after COVID-19 cancellation

A Wichita woman is suing an online booking website’s travel insurance provider for breach of contract after she says the company refused to refund her more than $3,500 for a Texas vacation she canceled over COVID-19.

Audra Sanchez, in the Aug. 5 lawsuit, said she canceled a week-long family trip to a Rockport, Texas, beach house along the Gulf Coast after her 12-year-old daughter was exposed to the novel

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What is Google Pay, and how do you use it?

Like everything else, the way you pay for anything, from a movie theater ticket to a new car, is changing. Google Pay completely takes your finances and makes them high-tech by allowing you to combine all your accounts in one secure place.

The best part is it turns your phone into your personal banking system, letting you make payments or transfer money in the blink of an eye. Learn all Read More

Chronic back pain? Pay attention to this sale.

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Casper has the mattress of your dreams, and it’s on sale for the 4th of July. (Photo: Casper)
Casper has the mattress of your dreams, and it’s on sale for the 4th of July. (Photo: Casper)

How’s your back? If you’re like most of us, these last few months of less activity (and more

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Suffer from chronic back pain? Here’s the only 4th of July sale you should pay attention to

Yahoo Life is committed to finding you the best products at the best prices. We may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page. Pricing and availability are subject to change.

Casper has the mattress of your dreams, and it’s on sale for the 4th of July. (Photo: Casper)
Casper has the mattress of your dreams, and it’s on sale for the 4th of July. (Photo: Casper)

How’s your back? If you’re like most of us, these last few months of less activity (and more

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Airbnb-NYC Settlement Means Hosts Will Have to Pay Taxes or Leave the Platform

Ending a years-long skirmish over complying with short-term rental regulations, Airbnb and New York City reached a settlement that requires Airbnb to provide the city with host information, including names, physical addresses, phone numbers and emails. If hosts don’t consent to the data transfer, they would be barred from listing their properties on the platform.

That Airbnb consented to such a settlement in one of its biggest global markets may

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