America: Land of the Free But Home of the Overworked

by William Achnitz III on Feb 28, 2015 | Views: 1465 | Score: 9
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William Achnitz III
William Achnitz III on Feb 28, 2015 10:16 PM said:

There are 196 countries on Planet Earth. 92% of them mandate time off each week, 95% of them mandate paid annual leave, and 97% of them mandate paid maternity leave. America is in none of those majorities.

Peter Graham
Peter Graham on Mar 4, 2015 12:37 PM said:

Say what you will about incentives and competitiveness, but maternity leave is just the right thing to do. It should not be up to your employer to decide whether you are free to nurture your newborn or not.

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