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If you feel like you need a vacation, you’re right: A new Pew Research poll shows that 46% of American workers take less time off than they’re actually allowed.

Some companies, including Microsoft, are trying to lure — or retain — employees with unlimited time off policies, but the data shows many workers just aren’t buying it.

The survey of more than 5,900 employees showed why: 49% say they feel if they did, they’d fall behind at work; 19%, especially workers under 50, said they felt it would hurt their careers.

Twelve percent of those polled said their managers actively discourage them from getting away.

And 52% just felt they don’t need all that time off, certainly differing from our European counterparts.

Additionally, lower-income employees were more likely to feel they’d be penalized for taking all of their allotted time — and higher-paid people were more afraid of sloughing their workload onto their colleagues.

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