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Many American workers are not using vacation time

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Many American workers are not using vacation time.

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - More than half of Americans aren't using all their vacation days according to a new report from Bankrate.com.

The site found close to 60 percent of workers from ages 18 to 25 report they won't use all of their allotted vacation days this year, while 25 percent won't use any of their time off.

Workers are leaving a median of seven vacation days on the table.

A variety of reasons are given for not taking all of the vacation days, including not being able to afford a vacation.

Only six percent of Gen-Xers and seven percent of Baby Boomers report they won't use any vacation days.