Most Americans Believe Employers Should Be Required To Give Workers Paid Vacation: Poll

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By Dave Jamieson

WASHINGTON — Americans overwhelmingly support the idea of requiring large U.S. employers to provide their workers with at least some paid vacation time, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll.

In a poll conducted ahead of Labor Day, 75 percent of respondents said they believe in placing such a mandate upon the business community. A mere 17 percent said they oppose it. The support crossed party lines to include 87 percent of self-identified Democrats and 65 percent of Republicans.

The United States is an outlier among the world’s advanced economies in having no law to guarantee workers paid time off from ..more    

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