It’s easier to fire workers in America than any other developed country

If you think laws are getting too employee-friendly in the US, try these countries on for size

It’s easier to fire workers in America than any other developed country
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re a thought for HR directors in Turkey, where it can be more difficult than any other developed country to get rid of a worker. That’s information gathered from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s employment outlook analysis last year.

Next to the rest of the world, protections for employees are extremely low in the US – for better or for worse, depending on where you lie on the political spectrum. And though it may seem like the dearth of protections make it easier to do HR in the US, it’s vital to remember that US HR professionals have things like medical insurance to organize that most other governments already provide for their residents.

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