vacation deprivation

vacation deprivation
Foregoing vacation days because of busyness at work.
vacation deprived adj.
Example Citations:
Workers are expected to give back 574 million vacation days in 2006, depriving themselves of much-needed breaks, according to's annual vacation deprivation survey. The number of vacation days employees are skipping this year increased by one over last year. On average, Americans leave at least four days unclaimed annually.
—Amy Joyce, "Vacation Deprivation," Washington Post, June 25, 2006
As sociologist and stress expert Beverly Beuermann-King explained, "With today's buoyant economy, vacation deprivation continues to be a problem — both in terms of the total number of vacation days provided to employees and the number that employees are actually able to take."
—Brigitte Pellerin, "Off to the lake, kicking and screaming," The Ottawa Citizen, May 23, 2006
Earliest Citation:
Hyatt invites folks to enter its "Who Needs a Vacation the Most?" contest. Vote for the celebrity — from entertainment, politics or business — who most needs to stop to smell the roses.
—"Vacation deprivation," The Dallas Morning News, October 29, 1995
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