‘Employers are struggling with the not-included free days”

‘Employers are struggling with the not-included free days”

Six in ten employers struggling with the fact that employees a lot of vacation days not include.

This is for businesses a financial risk, because they have the money for the book. Most organisations (85 percent) to encourage also the inclusion of free days.

62 percent of employers are struggling nonetheless, with a surplus of free days. That is, in a survey by Multiscope among managers with final responsibility for more than 200 middle – and grootbedrijven.


The research was commissioned by UNICEF, that Friday the concept of Give-a-day launches. Employees are given the possibility of free days to ‘donate’ to the’s leading organization for children of the UN. The salary that normally would be paid then goes to goals such as education or drinking water.

According to UNICEF, this is a problem of employers partially resolved and can at the same time, children are helped. “With the average net value of one day’s leave, we can 140 children with vaccinations against polio to protect. That is an amazing effect,” says the organization.

The municipality of The Hague and Schiphol airport participate in Give-a-day.

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