You've likely heard of some of the ways businesses operate in Europe and Asia, that are different in the US.  More time off, shorter work weeks and work days, etc...

In parts of Asia, sleeping on the job is rewarded.  it shows dedication.  Work meetings in Norwegian countries take place in the sauna.

Peter Bernik

In some parts of Europe, you can refuse to work more than 48 hours/week.  I guess I could refuse to, then become unemployed!

Here's the story from Wise Brother