by Damozel | As DWT says, there's a reason Grayson fills many on the right with fear and fury: "The bill's provisions, which are expected to meet stiff opposition from Republicans and Blue Dogs poll exceedingly well among average Americans. Nearly 70% of Americans support the idea."
In this case, I guess all the wingnuts and Blue Dogs either already get paid vacations or are living on trust funds. .The Politico reports:
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 idea: More vacation will stimulate the economy through fewer sick days, better productivity and happier employees....
I remember him telling me one day after a meeting with central Florida labor unions how he had told them that if he were elected he would start the ball rolling towards passing a law to guarantee paid vacations. That sounded as crazy as... well, as weekends must have sounded when they were first proposed. Or Social Security.
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