Friday, May 24, 2013

David Fields — United States: A No Vacation Nation

Naked Keynesianism
United States: A No Vacation Nation
David Fields

Of course, this doesn't mean that no one gets a vacation in the US. Just that there are no statutory requirements as there are elsewhere in the developed world. In the US, it's a benefit that employers voluntarily provide — or not.


Anonymous said...

I guess this shows how much stronger the European labor movements of the 20th century were.

Unknown said...

One hand full of rest is better than two fists full of labor and striving after wind. Ecclesiastes 4:6

Meanwhile, so-called "Christian" England had workers working 1/2 a day on Sunday too! Literally, those folks who ordered that should have been stoned to death!