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THE BOTTOM LINE

The laziness dogma

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Americans work longer hours than their counterparts in just about every other wealthy country; we are known, among those who study such things, as the "no-vacation nation".

AMERICANS work longer hours than their counterparts in just about every other wealthy country; we are known, among those who study such things, as the "no-vacation nation". According to a 2009 study, full-time US workers put in almost 30 per cent more hours over the course of a year than their