The European courts ruled that Europeans who get sick while on vacation are entitled to additional vacation days.

From The Huffington Post Europeans Who Get Sick On Vacation Can Take Another One, Court Rules, 6/25/12

We’ve all been there: You’re eagerly waiting to take off on a well-earned vacation, only the person next to you on the plane can’t stop sneezing. A week later, your vacation is over and you’ve been too sick to leave your hotel.

Now, employees in Europe need not worry if that happen, thanks to a new ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union, which finds that employees can trade those vacation days for sick days to use their holiday time later (h/t: Courthouse News). The case began after several Spanish trade unions argued that collective bargaining agreements noted the difference between sick days and vacation days, The New York Times reports.

The fact that seems normal speaks volumes about how they got into the financial mess they are in. Yet they still blame others: