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Take off! Top 10 nations for mandatory paid holidays

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in Compensation and Benefits,Human Resources

The United States is the only developed country that doesn’t guarantee its workers paid holidays (or vacation days for that matter). Here’s how many paid holidays employers must grant in the 10 most generous nations:

Austria  -  13

Portugal  -  13

Spain  -  12

Italy  -  11

Belgium  - 10

Germany  -  10

New Zealand  -  10

Canada  -  9

Ireland  -  9

Australia  -  8

Source: Center for Economic and Policy Research

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