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66% of Americans want European-style vacation policies, like being OOO for the entire month of August

Posted on AllSides August 26th, 2023
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In many parts of Europe, it’s common for workers to take off weeks at a time, especially during the summer. Envious Americans say it’s time for the U.S. to follow suit.

Some 66% of U.S. workers say companies should adopt extended vacation policies, like a month off in August, in their workplaces, according to a Morning Consult survey of 1,047 U.S. adults.

While the average American is lucky to get 11 vacation days from their employer each year, workers in the European Union are guaranteed at least 20 working days of paid vacation due to the European Union...

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