When are you coming in?
When I first had my child, my bosses were all pretty amazing. They let me take care of my daughter and still get my job done. It worked. That was then. Some bosses that I have had over the last 10 years probably wouldn't do the same thing. Luckily my child is 28 now, but anyway ...
Time for a break?
I cannot wait to take a vacation. I try to plan for one every year. It seems, though, that when I do plan well, it never works out. There is always something going on. The question is if the rest of Yakima Valley are in the same boat? I am on a salary, so I don't continue to work when I should …
Getting enough time off?
When I first started in the work force, I didn't take a sick day or a vacation for almost three years. I was bound and determined to get ahead in this life. Then I got sick and had to take off five days. When I got back, they said I had three days left for the entire year. What the heck? Three years…
Let's Vaca!
When I was a kid my parents, brother and I always took at least one family vacation a year, whether it be to the Great Lakes in Michigan, the Snake River in Washington state, the train in Four Corners, Colo., or to Devil's Tower in my own backyard.
Want More Paid Time Off Work? Move to France!
Do you ever feel like you are overworked and underpaid?  Well, if you live in the United States, you probably are getting shafted when it comes to vacation days and paid holidays - at least, compared to the rest of the world.

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