Monday, July 22, 2013

Living to Work or Working to Live

Here’s a line graph on how many vacation days the average employee in each country gets:
Oops, only slave laborers in China get less vacation days than Americans.  But in all fairness, employers in the USA aren't required to give any vacation days at all!

Via: InfoPlease

How many hours the average worker works each year by country:

Not bad, Italy plays hard and works almost as hard as Americans!
Via: oecd-ilibrary.org

Average parental leave for full-time employees:

If your company wanted you to have kids, they would have issued them to you.
Via: CEPR
Fact: 
About 57% of working Americans had unused vacation time at the end of 2011, and most of them left an average of 11 days on the table - or nearly 70 percent of their allotted time off. 
- via CNN

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