work benefits in other countries

The American Dream

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Here at home health care, retirement and vacation time are offered up as perks to lure in qualified people; but in other parts of the world they're a guaranteed benefit.

In the U.S. our typical work week is 40 hours Monday through Friday. In the Netherlands its four days and around 29 hours and in Denmark employees are clocking in about 33 hours a week. When it comes to starting a family America is one of just nine countries in the world that require no paid maternity leave.  read more »