Socialism here we come!Submitted by Shaka on Wed, 11/25/2009 - 18:55
The Paid Vacation Act — legislation that would be the first to make paid vacation time a requirement under federal law.
The bill would require companies with more than 100 employees to offer a week of paid vacation for both full-time and part-time employees after they’ve put in a year on the job. Three years after the effective date of the law, those same companies would be required to provide two weeks of paid vacation, and companies with 50 or more employees would have to provide one week.
The United States is dead last among 21 industrial countries when it comes to mandatory R&R. France currently requires employers to provide 30 days of paid leave. Not surprisingly, some in the travel industry are salivating…
Click here to read the rest of Erika Lovley’s article.
What do you guys think? Is the legislator sponsoring this bill a damned socialist? Or do you like socialism and think that we should be more like France?