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In addition to paid time off, there are 2 times a year where everyone is out of the office.
There are 2 shutdowns a year for 1 week each.
Contract workers do not get paid time off.
At the time an employee started with 3 weeks plus the week off between Christmas and New Years.
Vacation time increases with service time
The best thing about Amgen is their 401k plan and their vacation policy and company shutdown. Overall, I have no benefit complaints.
Summer and winter shutdown apart from regular holidays.
3 weeks vacation plus 2 weeks of shut down
2 shutdowns on top of min 3wks. But they don't have many paid holidays like other companies have.
~ 2 weeks given + summer & winter shutdown