The debate in Mexico for a labour reform for the minimum vacation period to be doubled to 12 days, it is based on the fact that worldwide, Mexicans are among those who take the fewest vacations in the year.
Currently, the The minimum vacation that a Mexican can take is six days and, as he completes years of work, they are increasing.
Only China and New Guinea grant fewer days vacation to employees: five each. Although in China vacations are not mandatory.
They are followed by the United States and Japan, with 10 business days of vacation, on average.
On the other side of the spectrum are countries like France and Finland, where 30 business days of vacation are granted; the British They are also the ones that enjoy the most breaks: 28 business days. In Italy there are 26.
In Latin America, Cuba, Peru and Panama are the countries with the most vacation days: 30, which can be taken in a row, the same as in Brazil, where they add up to 26.
In Uruguay it is 20 days, although every four years of seniority it is increased by one more day.
Many Latin American countries have, on average, 15 business days of vacation, as is the case of Colombia, Chile, Guatemala and Venezuela.
Ecuador and El Salvador also grant 15 days, which must be taken in a row. The same in Argentina, although there they are 14 days until the employee completes five years with the company; then goes up to 21 days; with 10 years old, it rises to 28.
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