Coordinating Vacations

September 1, 2004

Should employees be required to use a certain percentage of their vacation to coincide with their physician's vacation?

Question: Should employees be required to use a certain percentage of their vacation to coincide with their physician's vacation?

Answer: Yes, this is a common practice, particularly for small practices. It's important to give staff some flexibility, but it's reasonable to ask for some cooperation in coordinating time off.