What in the World? Norway

In this country, parents receive generous paid parental leave! The parental leave benefit can be shared between both the mother and father and lasts 49 weeks paid at 100% wages with 15 weeks reserved for each parent or 59 weeks at 80% wages which is 6 times the national insurance basic amount annually!

What in the World? Austria

Can you imagine being forced to take 30 days off a year? This country has some of the most generous employee vacation policies, some extending to 5 paid weeks per each year of work!

What in the World? Japan

Do you ever feel tired at work? In Japan, companies are creating “nap rooms” for their employees to help give them a chance to refresh their minds and gain more energy! Employers in Japan are looking to boost their employees’ mental health and wellness and implementing ideas such as this one!