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    The Secret About Work Life In 20 Other Countries That Will Surprise You

    In Japan, “Karōshi” means “death from overwork.” Take a look at the country right next to the U.S. on this graph — folks in Japan actually have 10 days more mandated paid time off than we do! Perhaps it’s time for us to make up our own word for being worked to death right here in the good ol’ U.S. of A.

    These charts show the 20 other “rich” countries that beat us out on mandated paid holidays and paid vacation time. No wonder folks are a little tense on the job…

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