The U.S. is the Most Overworked Developed Nation in the World

This article has been updated in 2023 with the latest publicly available data across numerous reputable sources. We, as Americans, work too many hours. If you don’t believe so, check out the following data points that compare us to our peers around the world. Americans are often referred to as lazy, but we are far from it. We work hard, we are productive, and we work a lot of hours – with very little paid holiday, vacation, and parental leave to show for it. Let’s break down some data to prove this point. American Work-Life Balance (Labor Participation Rate & … Continue reading The U.S. is the Most Overworked Developed Nation in the World