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sd123 June 13th, 2017 6:41pm

Canada requires 2 weeks of paid leave for employees, the UK requires 28 days for full time employees, and requires more paid time off for part time workers than most full time workers in the US enjoy. Should the US legislate time off?

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Mackinaw Wolverine State, est.1837
06/13/17 11:29 pm

No. Let the market function.

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Kay41 the Midwest
06/13/17 11:48 am

Not legislated. But, we need to change the mindset in the country to believing that taking vacation time off is not a bad thing and it should be encouraged.

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Amykl Temecula, CA
06/13/17 1:55 pm

YES!!! I try my best to explain this to my over worked husband! 😉❤

Kay41 the Midwest
06/13/17 2:27 pm

I hope he takes a break soon!

sd123 San Diego
06/13/17 11:44 am

Shortcomings like this make me inclined to call the United States a developing country.

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NathanBForrest Texas
06/13/17 11:48 am

According to the Socialist. Overbearing governments like the UK lead me to believe that Europeans don't actually know what liberty means.

NathanBForrest Texas
06/13/17 11:58 am

Being able to make choices that don't violate other people's rights, without government interference. Every aspect of European life seems to involve the government somehow.

sd123 San Diego
06/13/17 12:02 pm

Have you actually been to Europe, or did you just hear about it on Alex Jones?

NathanBForrest Texas
06/13/17 12:11 pm

Mein family kommen aus Gelnhausen.

NathanBForrest Texas
06/13/17 12:12 pm

For instance: In Germany, you have to schedule an appearance at the novie theater with the government.

sd123 San Diego
06/13/17 12:16 pm

Can't seem to find anything about that.

NathanBForrest Texas
06/13/17 12:31 pm

You probably can't find it because its not a political issue that's discussed very often.

NathanBForrest Texas
06/13/17 12:31 pm

another issue: You have to have a license to own a tv in the UK.

sd123 San Diego
06/13/17 12:36 pm

I don't watch much tv but that doesn't really seem to be an issue.

NathanBForrest Texas
06/13/17 12:49 pm

>government tyranny isn't a problem

NathanBForrest Texas
06/13/17 12:52 pm

Forcing peoplw to register for a tv, among other things, is.

NathanBForrest Texas
06/13/17 11:44 am

Socialism is unconstitutional. You have no right to dictate this.

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sd123 San Diego
06/13/17 11:45 am

It's a simple workplace regulation, like the minimum wage.

NathanBForrest Texas
06/13/17 11:47 am

And its simply unconstitutional. So is the minimum wage.

sd123 San Diego
06/13/17 11:51 am

Well if you want to find the relevant sections of the constitution to make your case, I'd love to hear it.

sd123 San Diego
06/13/17 12:03 pm

You are making an argument, this isn't a cross examination.

NathanBForrest Texas
06/13/17 12:10 pm

You asked for the relevant sections, I just gave you one.

sd123 San Diego
06/13/17 12:15 pm

Right, do you want to explain how that clause has anything to do with the topic? You seem confused.

NathanBForrest Texas
06/13/17 12:18 pm

You are saying that the worker has the right to the owner's property. If you were to legislate that he/she does, you are to violate this clause.

sd123 San Diego
06/13/17 12:30 pm

No, I'm not. You don't understand the scope of the takings clause. A law requiring paid leave would fall under the scope of the FLSA. You should look up US v Darby.

NathanBForrest Texas
06/13/17 12:32 pm

The FLSA is unconstitutional because it violates the taking clause.

NathanBForrest Texas
06/13/17 12:40 pm

Lol once again, unconstitutional.

sd123 San Diego
06/13/17 12:45 pm

A Supreme Court ruling is unconstitutional? Lol

NathanBForrest Texas
06/13/17 12:49 pm

I assume you think the Supreme Court is infalible and hasn't been stacked agenda driven ideologues before *cough* Ginsburg *cough*? en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_overruled_United_States_Supreme_Court_decisions

sd123 San Diego
06/13/17 12:50 pm

US v Darby doesn't seem to be on that list

NathanBForrest Texas
06/13/17 12:52 pm

As I've said before, it should be.

sd123 San Diego
06/13/17 12:54 pm

Right, you think it's unconstitutional based on a faulty understanding of the fifth amendment.

NathanBForrest Texas
06/13/17 4:19 pm

Remind me again how you can take something without any return?

DJ13
06/13/17 7:05 pm

Nathan do you pay the mailman every time he delivers your mail? Or the police if they have to protect you? Or is every road you travel on a toll road? If you don't then you are taking something without giving in return, except through taxes, which you probably believe is unconstitutional also. So if you don't personally pay for these things you are a hypocrite....

NathanBForrest Texas
06/13/17 7:17 pm

You should actually read the Constitution sometime, it'll help you in the future. Those things you just listed fall under the 3 expressed reasons for taxation the Constitution affords to Congress. Try again.

sd123 San Diego
06/13/17 11:43 am

In the U.K., a part time worker who works 3 days a week still earns 18 vacation days per year. In the United States you are seen as a lazy shit for taking a sick day when you actually have the flu.

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