US workers are DEAD-LAST in paid vacation, sick days, parental leave

NO-VACATION NATION
Written by Nicole Woo

CEPR’s kicking off the summer vacation season with an appearance by CEPR Senior Economist John Schmitt
on CBS Sunday Morning [today]. He talks about paid vacation and holidays in the United States — or lack thereof.

In No Vacation Nation*, CEPR finds that we’re the only advanced nation that doesn’t guarantee its workers
any paid vacation or holidays. In fact, 1 in 4 U.S. workers do not receive any paid holidays or vacation —
see the grim picture below.

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