Originally Posted by backstop13
did the exact same thing. I get 4 weeks a year, and I took 3 of them from the middle of december through the first week in january.
Im a contract employee--daily hire. Sometimes weekly.
So for me it's not that I have to ask for time off. I just tell them Im not available when they call.
the problem is if Im "unavailable" too much they'll stop calling all together and then I will be broke. I try to work about 120 days a year.
It's a delicate balance fo sho