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Accounting bowl, kpmg just announced we’re finally getting 2 shutdowns, one at calendar YE and one around July 4th. They will do so by moving 5 PTO days into the holiday calendar. How would you feel?

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Cheated! saying I’m gonna give you something and then stealing the money to pay for it out of your back pocket....🤷‍♀️

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Next for kpmg....mercury

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I will chalk this up as a vote for “would be disgruntled if change were implemented”, and “memeable offense”

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Stupid for 4th of July shutdown. I simply won’t charge PTO hours and charge Admin instead. It will go unnoticed without the slightest hesitation for the new 4th of July policy

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They're holiday days not forced pto, so you'll still be accruing at a 20/year rate and new carryover limits will apply. Regardless of what you want to charge.

I love firm shutdowns. 0 work related emails. It’s amazing

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Sounds like they are just making you use your PTO during that shutdown. Same as EY. Frankly, I don’t like being forced to use my PTO, I’d rather save it and use it when I need to.

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Great point

It’s total BS. At least when EY did it they didn’t take away 5 days of vacation. EY actually increased seniors to 25 vacation days from 20. And don’t forget EY pays separate sick days too - not so on the KPMG side.

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Yes but we abuse our sick days as extra vacation and personal days so that's not a good argument.

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So those of us on 6/30 filers..........

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We shut down and get 2 footing holidays throughout the year. They ask that we use 2-3 PTO days during our 2 shut downs but it isn’t forced. We can work instead. I usually have extra hours during that time and only change 1 PTO days on average.

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This is fucking bulllshit

Love the shutdowns too. Helps that I would always be taking PTO at those times

About time KPMG

Manager 2: For non-seniors, it was still a takeaway of five vacation days!

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