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ComtesseDeSpair Donating Member (529 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-11-08 02:25 PM
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2. Home of the Free?
My Ass!!! I've worked 20 years at my job to get 20 days of vacation time. The lack of respect shown to workers in this country is obscene.
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  -So we want to emigrate to a more Liberal country - here's the list of mandatory Work Leave by nation Indenturedebtor  Oct-11-08 02:19 PM   #0 
  - Cool - New Zealand!  sfwriter   Oct-11-08 02:23 PM   #1 
  - My brother and mom went to Japan, NZ and Australia a while ago.  sfexpat2000   Oct-11-08 02:26 PM   #3 
  - I used to have a close friend who was a kiwi.  johnaries   Oct-11-08 03:37 PM   #27 
     - LOL!  sfexpat2000   Oct-11-08 04:18 PM   #29 
  - Us as well :D It's a very cool country if you've never been  Indenturedebtor   Oct-11-08 03:21 PM   #22 
  - Home of the Free?  ComtesseDeSpair   Oct-11-08 02:25 PM   #2 
  - How Uniquely Merikan we are 0 DAYS!!!  on the EDGE   Oct-11-08 02:26 PM   #4 
  - If it is paid leave, I agree with it. Otherwise, many people couldn't take leave days.  Selatius   Oct-11-08 02:29 PM   #5 
  - Spain, the country ASSCain  on the EDGE   Oct-11-08 02:30 PM   #6 
  - Read the link...  regnaD kciN   Oct-11-08 02:33 PM   #10 
  - It is paid leave. n/t  Indenturedebtor   Oct-11-08 03:22 PM   #23 
  - Vacation bonuses  Sisaruus   Oct-12-08 06:42 AM   #36 
  - everyone would like to emigrate to a more liberal nation  pitohui   Oct-11-08 02:31 PM   #7 
  - You can immigrate as a Skilled Worker without a job offer to many places...  Oregone   Oct-11-08 02:33 PM   #9 
     - Care to name a few...?  regnaD kciN   Oct-11-08 02:42 PM   #16 
        - No, thats true about your age.  Oregone   Oct-11-08 02:53 PM   #20 
        - Have you filled out any points surveys?  Indenturedebtor   Oct-11-08 03:24 PM   #24 
  - I just got my passport renewed for just such an occasion, but I am starting to feel confident  corkhead   Oct-11-08 02:32 PM   # 
  - Do you think America will have paid leave within 4 years if Obama wins?  Oregone   Oct-11-08 02:35 PM   #12 
     - Frankly, I doubt it. I will consider bailing if somehow the republicons somehow steal this one  corkhead   Oct-11-08 02:42 PM   #15 
        - I bailed because I didn't want my children to wait 20 years in a disadvantageous environment while..  Oregone   Oct-11-08 02:50 PM   #19 
  - Something else to add in: Paid Maternity Leave (1 year here in Canada)  Oregone   Oct-11-08 02:32 PM   #8 
  - The problem is finding some place that will let us in. Randi said she checked  gateley   Oct-11-08 02:34 PM   #11 
  - Exactly...  regnaD kciN   Oct-11-08 02:40 PM   #14 
  - But Canada is pretty much the toughest (with NZ). They lowered their standards too...  Oregone   Oct-11-08 02:45 PM   #17 
  - Canada might well say "yes".  Foolacious   Oct-11-08 02:46 PM   #18 
  - Nice, BUT...  regnaD kciN   Oct-11-08 02:37 PM   #13 
  - "some of those nations can have such liberal policies because they keep potential immigrants out"  Edweird   Oct-12-08 06:25 AM   #34 
  - what about retirees? Been wondering about this if mclame wins.  madmom   Oct-11-08 03:07 PM   #21 
  - If you're retired with an income that gets you by here in the states  Indenturedebtor   Oct-11-08 03:27 PM   #25 
     - was actually considering Mexico or even New Zealand  madmom   Oct-11-08 11:58 PM   #31 
        - New Zealand isn't exactly cheap  Indenturedebtor   Oct-12-08 04:27 AM   #33 
  - Which ones have legal prostitution?  johnaries   Oct-11-08 03:33 PM   #26 
  - I looked into Canada in '03  northernlights   Oct-11-08 03:55 PM   #28 
  - Bye.  BlooInBloo   Oct-11-08 04:19 PM   #30 
  - Here in UAE I get all religious and civil hollidays...  JCMach1   Oct-12-08 02:48 AM   #32 
  - Damn, so many 20-30 days off.  magdalena   Oct-12-08 06:33 AM   #35 

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