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Submission + - No-Vacation Nation

reno writes: Reuters reports on a new study from the Center for Economic and Policy Research that found that the United States is the only advanced economy in the world that does not guarantee its workers any paid vacation or holiday time: 'Most U.S. firms do in fact give employees vacations, but the lack of government guarantees means one in four private sector workers does not get paid leave... [According to economist John Schmitt,] "It's a national embarrassment that 28 million Americans don't get any paid vacation or paid holidays."'

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