Thursday, November 22, 2012

No Thanks For American Workers

The classic Turkey drop from WKRP In Cincinatti
Today, many workers at the America’s largest retail stores, including Walmart and Target, will have to go to work instead of spending the entirety of the Thanksgiving holiday with their families. Many retailers have decided that Black Friday, the biggest retail day of the year, now needs to start on Thursday, despite workers complaints.
Having to miss special occasions and holidays is an all-too-real phenomenon for many of America’s workers, as the U.S. is the only industrialized nation that does not mandate vacation time. As the Center for Economic and Policy Research
I don't want to gloat, but not only does France have the highest number of
paid annual leave days, buy we still have a 35 hr. work week.

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