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Woman on beach with laptop Even with encouragement to use PTO, some employees may still feel the need to keep working without taking time off.

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many workers to make sacrifices for the benefit of their job. Despite these sacrifices, many have not been encouraged to take the time needed to care for their own well-being.

It’s no surprise the situation has unfolded this way — it’s merely a symptom of the American stigma that taking time off from work constitutes laziness. Forty-eight percent of American workers feel ashamed for using vacation time and an average of 6.5 vacation days per American worker went unused last year.

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