Saturday, June 19, 2004

Proud To Be An American

U.S. Lags In 'Legal' Time Off
U.S. workers have fewer legal rights to time off for family matters than workers in most other countries, and rank near the bottom in pregnancy and sick leave, a Harvard School of Public Health study found.
But then, the US lags on nearly every measure of worker rights. But we've got the world's highest per capita income, and we brag about it constantly, despite the fact that it's a meaningless statistic for most people.