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View Diary: Seattle City Council passes paid sick leave (79 comments)

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  •  Your words & tone say otherwise, but I'll address (0+ / 0-)

    Japan (I don't know Australia)

    In Japan, the burden of health insurance is spread broadly throughout the society.  In this country, it falls almost entirely on the employer, thus the employer has greater reasons to pay for sick leave.

    You have exactly 10 seconds to change that look of disgusting pity into one of enormous respect!

    by Cartoon Peril on Fri Sep 16, 2011 at 08:25:35 PM PDT

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    •  (sniffle) (sob) boo hoo hoo (1+ / 0-)
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      Since every other employer has to pay too, I'm not sure what you're bitching about.

      If they can pay sick time for their employees, you can too.  And if they can and you can't, then you won't be around much longer anyway.

      Welcome to the world of business.

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