Vacation laws around the world
We're a nation of workers who, by and large, can't take two-hour lunches, can't take off the entire month of August, and feel guilty about using vacation when we actually can. What's wrong with us?
We've made a list of countries with mandatory vacation days. Some are superior, and some are the equivalent of the standard two weeks most US employers offer. Have a look and try not to get jealous.
— Compiled by Mercer. All days shown are business days given for the year.