Title: Making the Most of the Holiday Season: Oracle’s New Vacation Policy and the Work-Life Balance

Target Publication: Fortune.com

Target Editor: Barb Darrow

Topic: Oracle’s new edict on employee vacation. It forces all its employees to take a four-day vacation between Christmas and New Year’s and pay for the time off with their paid vacation time.

Three weeks ago, Oracle made an internal policy change: it will close its U.S. offices for the week between the Christmas and New Year holidays. During this time, employees will be asked to use paid vacation time to cover the holiday. Oracle is not alone when it comes to its new vacation policy. It’s not the first to do it. Other major tech companies also use this policy, including Cisco according to glassdoor.com.

Full article: Siwei Wang_Op-Ed

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