Contact Us

Want More Paid Time Off Work? Move to France!

Do you ever feel like you are overworked and underpaid?  Well, if you live in the United States, you probably are getting shafted when it comes to vacation days and paid holidays – at least, compared to the rest of the world.

Sleeping at desk
TownSquare Stock Image

According to a report by the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR), almost one in four Americans (23%) has no paid vacation and 23% have no paid holidays, while most of the world’s developed countries offer workers at least six paid holidays a year.

Every member of the E.U. (European Union)all European Union require AT LEAST a minimum of four weeks or 20 days paid vacation per year.

Many other countries demand employers afford even more than that.
France is the most generous, mandating 30 days of paid annual leave.

Here are the rest of employee-friendly nations:
United Kingdom – 28 days,
Denmark/Norway/Sweden/Finland – 25, and
Germany – 24.

Austria and Portugal mandate a combination of paid vacation and holidays equalling 35 days.

After the U.S., Japan and Canada require the fewest number of paid vacation days, with 10 each.

How many paid days off are you allotted each year?  Let us know in the comments below:

More from katsfm.com

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://katsfm.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 94.5 KATS quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on 94.5 KATS quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!