Despite less than expected turnout, the
first-ever National Vacation Matters Summit at Seattle
University was a great event, with attendees rating it an
average of 9 on a scale of 1-10 (the lowest score was a 7
and there were a few 10 plusses).
Some 50 experts from the fields of medicine,
psychology, business, labor, recreation, environmental
sciences, and family studies (and representing the
Thanks to our corporate sponsors for the
New National Poll Shows Strong Support for Paid Vacation Law!
A new poll finds that more than two-thirds of Americans support a law that would guarantee paid vacations for workers. The poll found 69% of Americans saying they would support a paid vacation law, with the largest percentage of respondents favoring a law guaranteeing three weeks vacation or more. Take Back Your Time advocates a three-week paid vacation law... (see more)
Welcome to our new site!
On this site you’ll find plenty of information about why vacations matter and why a law mandating paid vacations makes so much sense. You’ll also find links to excellent articles and other helpful Web sites, as well as more than 20 powerful and humorous posters you can download, put up and email to friends.
In the near future, we’ll have a petition for you to sign supporting the campaign and ways that you can volunteer to help. We’ll also have more posters, press releases and short videos you can send to friends to get this campaign going virally.
We’ll keep you up to date on the campaign and the National Vacation Matters Summit, planned for late next spring. We need your help! Explore the site and get involved!
Check out these great campaign arguments
- Why should you care?
- The Case for Paid Vacation
- How we compare with other countries
- Minimum leave protection bill
- Take back your vacation
Different Ways to Become Involved