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The Only Advanced Country Without a National Vacation Policy? It’s the U.S.

There’s no wrong way to celebrate American exceptionalism, but this might not be the best candidate for cheering this July 4th Week: The United States is practically the only developed country in the world that doesn’t require companies to give their workers time off. In Germany, workers are guaranteed a month. In the UK, they’re guaranteed more than five weeks of paid vacation. In the U.S., unique in its class, there is no such guarantee.
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    umm you cant exactly be forcing businesses to give paid vacations (i’m assuming this is what it’s saying) when...
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    There’s no reason to have a policy that forces businesses to give paid vacation for X amount of days. At all.
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    Awww look at us go.