Employee holiday entitlements around the world

Source: Mercer, 13 December 2011

– Workers in UK and Poland have most generous statutory employee holiday entitlements
– Employees in the USA, Canada, Philippines, China and Thailand have the least generous
– Colombia has greatest number of public holidays; Mexico the least
– UK employees have access to a highest amount of potential holiday (36 days per year) but in reality fare worse than other European employees

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