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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Nan’an District: A Photo Album Through Time

Embracing Yangtze River, Jialing River, and mountains standing inside the city—Nan’an district is beautiful. Protecting national treasures from war—it is brave. Boasting the grand view of magnificent Yangtze River, green Nanshan Mountain, and yellow Guangyang Island– it is insightful.

Nan’an District and National Treasures

On the night of February 5, 1933, Beiping City was under martial law. Dozens of handcarts, carrying 13,427 boxes and 64 packages of artifacts were selected

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Itching To Spend More Time Outdoors, Americans Could Be Deterred By Mosquitoes And Other Insects According To Study | News

AUSTIN, Texas, March 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — With spring weather sweeping the nation, and after months of time spent inside due to the pandemic, Americans are heading outdoors again in increasing numbers. However, the threat of insect bites presents a significant obstacle to Americans’ desire to spend time outside, as found by independent research with 2,000 U.S. adults commissioned by bite away®.1

According to the study,

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Why It’s Time to Consider Rebuilding Your CX Roadmap

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Now that there is light at the end of the COVID tunnel, vaccinations are increasing, and consumers are beginning to change their social and shopping habits once again, is it time for brands to rebuild their CX roadmap? How have things changed permanently, what will go back to the way it was before the pandemic, and how will brands rethink the omnichannel experience?

How to Improve the Omnichannel

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Getting national park reservations requires scrambling six months ahead of time

Booking a campsite at a popular national park has become a real bear.

We’ve been checking (… and checking, and checking …) for availability at some of our favorite national park camping spots around the West. Bottom line: It’s tighter than we’ve ever seen it.

As we slowly return to normal after a year of pandemic restrictions, more people than ever are planning to hit the road in the coming

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Now’s best time of year to hit the Lamorinda trails

With the new time change (I still think Daylight Saving Time was designed just to keep us in a constant state of confusion) and warmer weather, now is the best time of year in Lafayette and Lamorinda. Also, as more people get their vaccinations, more of us will enjoy all that our little part of the planet has to offer — superb dining and shopping, green hills, great views and

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Terrebonne Government Tower to reopen first floor Monday for first time since COVID-19 pandemic started

Keith Magill
 
| The Courier

The first floor of Terrebonne’s Government Tower will open Monday for the first time since closing nearly a year ago due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

“Now that the COVID-19 pandemic is beginning to level out, I want to make sure that my staff does everything possible to make all business transactions with the citizens of our great parish as easy and convenient as possible,”

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Why Earth Inc. Believes Now Is the Perfect Time to Reintroduce the Tamaris Brand to North America

After 50 years in shoemaking, Earth Inc. is checking off a new first.

This month, the Waltham, Mass.-based private company announced its first licensing and distribution deal with European fashion-comfort brand Tamaris, to reintroduce the line to the North American markets for fall ’21.

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Earth, best known for its namesake and spin-off collections of wellness-oriented footwear, sees big opportunity with the Tamaris line, particularly in today’s

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More time to book? Airline scheduling strategy just got a pandemic-era overhaul



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Whether the pandemic ends next month or next year, airlines are getting ready for your first post-lockdown vacation.

To that end, three U.S. carriers recently extended (or will extend) their schedules well into early 2022, giving

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‘Marking Time’ at MoMA PS1 Showcases Creativity in Confinement

Image above: Dean Gillispie’s Spiz’s Dinette, 1998


This article was published online on February 7, 2021.

Spiz’s Dinette, a toaster-size trailer with a propane tank no bigger than your thumb, was painstakingly crafted during Dean Gillispie’s years of incarceration at an Ohio prison. Gillispie constructed the silver trailer by spreading cigarette-pack foil across notebook cardboard, and used pins taken from the prison sewing shop to hold the

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What Students Are Saying About Excessive Screen Time, Presidential Priorities and Fashion Statements

Kids, like me, have become attached to their electronics, and it is hard to go a long time without them. There are many harmful effects due to screen time, as many kids are addicted now. Staring at the screen excessively can cause major eye problems, headaches, and a loss of concentration, and productivity. It could also cause kids to be isolated from their family/friends, and to be disengaged from the

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The best time to reserving summer camping spots in Colorado is January

Rocky Mountain National Park volunteer Karen Morse, right, pulled names out of a hat for the backcountry camping permits drawing at the Rocky Mountain National Park Wilderness Office last March. That process “will look a little different this year, due to COVID,” according to park spokeswoman Kyle Patterson. Details are yet to be finalized. (Helen H. Richardson, Denver Post file)

For outdoors enthusiasts in Colorado, the arrival of winter means

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Parkers Disappear; Time To Green Garages?

Thomas Breen photoAs parking garage usage plummets during the pandemic, what should happen next to those hulking, largely empty, publicly-owned concrete behemoths that tower over downtown?

That question came up again and again during the most recent monthly meeting of Park New Haven, the quasi-public municipal parking authority that operates the Crown Street Garage, Temple Street Garage, Temple Medical Garage, Air Rights Garage, and Union Station Garage.

A call for innovative thinking

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There’s still time left to enjoy Illuminights

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. – Illuminights is wrapping up a magical season, but there are still three more nights left to enjoy the second annual Winter Walk of Lights.

You can expect beautiful lights, fun displays and great photo opportunities.

There are some new additions this year, including fake snow and lights that sync up to the music.

The themes this year are Over the River, Through the Woods, Fantasy and

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Skiing in the time of COVID-19 | To Do

The downhill skiing and snowboarding season is here. Colorado’s Keystone Resort garnered the coveted “first to open” award for Front Range resorts, followed closely by Arapahoe Basin and Loveland. These three resorts typically vie for the earliest opening award each year.

Colorado resident Mark Mannheimer was at the lifts early on Keystone’s second Saturday of operation. It was his first day of skiing for the season, and it was amid

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Still time to vote: Bright Nights in Springfield part of nationwide poll for best holiday lighting display

SPRINGFIELD — For the second consecutive year, the Bright Nights holiday lighting display at Forest Park has been nominated by USA Today as one of the best holiday lighting displays in the United States, with area residents and fans everywhere encouraged to cast their votes online.

USA Today narrowed hundreds of public holiday lighting displays down to 20 on the list that will be considered by readers.

Last year, Bright

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Queen pictured wearing face mask for first time at ‘deeply personal’ Remembrance Day tribute

THE Queen is seen wearing a mask for the first time at a “deeply personal” tribute ahead of Remembrance Sunday.

She bowed her head in silence at the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior inside Westminster Abbey.

The Queen was pictured wearing a face mask for the first time

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The Queen was pictured wearing a face mask for the first timeCredit: PA:Press Association
She paid tribute to the Unknown Warrior inside Westminster Abbey

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She paid tribute to the Unknown Warrior inside Westminster AbbeyCredit: PA:Press Association
Her Majesty continued the tradition of lying a recreation of her bridal bouquet on the grave

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Her Majesty continued
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Critical time for state to heed diversity of opinions on LSP | Jersey Journal editorial

Jersey City Council President Joyce Watterman hit the nail on the head during last week’s virtual public hearing on plans to restore and open 234 acres of Liberty State Park’s interior section.

“You have a task before you,” she sympathetically told officials with the state Department of Environmental Protection, which operates the park, “trying to please everyone.”

How very true. Yet, how very important it is for officials to listen

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It’s time to rename Negro Bar and other outdoor areas

Before thousands of climbers ascended Mount Whitney every year, a group of Buffalo Soldiers reached the summit in 1903. The first African Americans to climb the mountain also built its first summit trail. Enthralled by the grand scenery, Capt. Charles Young committed to “preserving these mountains just as they are.”

Under Young’s command, Buffalo Soldiers protected Sequoia National Park’s big trees, guarded against poachers and prevented illegal grazing. Sadly, the

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Totally remotely stressed! Does less time on campus mean more time to fill?

Riley Peterson / Staff Photographer. Evan Kenefic studying in his dorm room in Gorham. (Hopefully he isn’t too stressed!)

Since moving to online classes from being in-person in early March, people have been adding more and more to their already busy lives. Since we are mostly working and taking classes online, we must have more time to fill the extra space we have and have more time on our hands.

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