Canadians are among the developed world's hardest workers, so it's probably no surprise that a new study found we rank third-last when it comes to paid vacation days.
CBC News reports the study found only Japan and the United States — which is dead last — guarantee workers fewer vacation days than Canada.
The survey by the Washington-based Center for Economic Policy and Research, found employers in Canada provide 10 vacation days on average, plus Canadian workers are paid for at least five statutory public holidays — the number varies from province to province.
Japanese workers get 10 vacation days on average, but no statutory holidays and the study said America remains a "no-vacation nation," with no guaranteed paid time off.
"In the absence of government standards, almost one in four Americans has no paid vacation [23 per cent] and no paid holidays [23 per cent]," the report said, according to CBC News.
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