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Khorton comments on Hi, I'm Holden Karnofsky. AMA about jobs at Open Philanthropy - Effective Altruism Forum

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Comment author: Khorton 26 March 2018 05:22:17PM 3 points [-]

I'm under the impression that holidays, sick days, and parental leave are on average much less generous in the US compared to Europe or Canada. What are your policies on time off work?

Comment author: HoldenKarnofsky 26 March 2018 05:43:02PM 3 points [-]

We're in the process of reviewing our policies, but we're likely to settle on something like 25 paid days off (including sick days), 10 holiday days (with the option to work on holidays and use the paid time off elsewhere), several months of paid parental leave, and a flexible unpaid leave policy for people who want to take more time off. We are also flexible with respect to working from home.

Comment author: Khorton 26 March 2018 05:48:57PM 0 points [-]

To clarify, are the 10 holiday days part of the 25 paid days off, or in addition to?

Comment author: Khorton 26 March 2018 05:53:03PM 0 points [-]

Or by 'holiday days' do you mean statutory holidays like Thanksgiving?

Comment author: HoldenKarnofsky 26 March 2018 06:18:40PM 1 point [-]

Yes, I mean statutory holidays like Thanksgiving.

Comment author: Denise_Melchin 27 March 2018 05:25:39PM 1 point [-]

It is still unclear to me whether the statutory holidays are supposed to be included in the 25 days paid days off or in addition to.

Comment author: Nick_Beckstead 27 March 2018 06:49:58PM 2 points [-]

In addition to, 35 days total. (I work at Open Phil.)