Richard Branson's No-Vacation Policy

Offering workers unlimited vacation time, Netflix-style, is an invitation to take no time off at all.
Just try taking time off.

There is probably nothing more meaningless and hypocritical in employer-employee relations than an "unlimited vacation policy" of the kind that billionaire Richard Branson has announced for his personal staff of 170. Though he cites Netflix's decision not to track vacation days as his inspiration, it is hardly the same thing, and it amounts to the total or partial abolition of paid holidays.

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