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By December 4, 2017 at 12:37pm

Save It or Spend It? Canadian Workers Reveal Their Vacation Plans

For the week of December 25:

  16% plan to work the entire week
  75% of those working expect to be at least somewhat productive
  48% of those taking time off will check in with the office

Thirty-eight percent of Canadian workers say they won’t use all their time off this year.**

Their reasons:

  41%: Saving the time for something later
  22%: No money to go on vacation
  15%: Too much work to do
  6%: Feel guilty taking the time off
  2%: My boss discourages me from taking time off
  13%: Other

*Survey of 440 Canadian workers employed in professional environments conducted by an independent research firm in October

**Survey of 550 Canadian workers employed in professional environments conducted by an independent research firm in September

© 2017 Robert Half International Inc.

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