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But the back to the fives Memorial Day special select trip advisor survey says -- 86% of Americans.
Are packing our bags -- -- on vacation this summer but to take a vacation most people have to get some time off a pork.
Does this sound like a good deal to you listen exchange or overtime pay for some days off instead.
Republican Alabama congresswoman Martha Roby the married mother to -- introduced a bill in congress that would allow employers offer their workers so called flex time.
The working families flexibility act passed the house now Roby is -- on the senate to pass -- tip this.
Taught to just about any mom or dad and they'll tell you they wish they had worked -- They wish they had just one more hour in the day to make life where.
Moms and dads need to find time to take a child to the doctor attended PTA meeting our make -- -- T ball game.
But not everyone is happy about the idea some Democrats like speak -- former speaker Nancy Pelosi say the bill is -- And assaults on workers' wages and the forty hour workweek -- Kimberly let me give a little background so in 1938 the fair labor standards act is passed.
And it says that you cannot as an employer you can you have to pay your employee at least 50% more than what they were getting an -- that they work in the normal working hours.
But over the years there was a law passed that exempted state and local employees from being under that's a lot of them do have this flexibility.
Under this legislation you could choose instead of getting timed -- past you could get -- -- and a half you can get time and a half so -- -- -- like an hour say get one point five hours of pay.
You would get one point five hours off instead that you could use and a lot of families are -- saying well this just makes cents.
For you though.
As -- You tell me something interesting Canada but if you if you.
And I think always -- weren't worried when I -- OK what if you had a choice of the money -- the time off what would you -- -- -- money.
Do you take the money that I mean anybody knows -- you would think that -- -- night panel here for that vacation time I wanna just I'd rather work and be.
You had -- you to beach made up.
I don't think I would have beach all of your make up well.
We didn't do anything about it that -- it is over a weekend that -- -- -- much that.
If you come -- totally confused act in in the private sector.
If you want to compete for employees some employees want this do you think that is bizarre for Democrats to oppose this legislation the White House is that they will Vito -- -- it comes to the desk.
The private sector to -- why don't we just have the same opportunity that the government -- I think every bit bitten.
The united talk about the slot for the free markets let let the businesses decide if they want to pay the people money or -- time off as little fuel costs and just much higher placements for the people.
You've come up on them I'm a bad example of the side I'll take the point that I.
We I've got get like five weeks off I did it ever I use one week each of the last two years -- -- -- they don't have the device we.
I'll write the first like you don't take your time out because you don't wanna -- up did it well and shows.
But leaving that aside that this is exactly the wrong idea of most people who get hourly wages depend on time and -- half.
In order to make it through a year's.
Because they don't make enough money you have to ice -- but let's not having a choice well if you haven't if you have a choice my question is whether.
Some people are gonna suggest of these employers are gonna say.
Take the choice of taking that -- Interesting Brian actually have some good and cars Monrovia but into the legislation safeguards so that you would have -- -- -- you take that option of time off right.
If you don't use that in thirty days.
That the company can then you can choose a sample you know I'll take the money instead of them.
But my feeling is if I wanna take the time off I don't wanna hang out with because all you people are gonna choose to work but number -- I think is important.
You -- you in other words you'll take your time and have to do a rally right -- rather give up the money that a rally page you were cashing in it's to your severance and a rather have off you do for free I had no idea.
But here here's the thing.
No one ever sits on their deathbed it's been -- that I wish I worked more.
And maybe we should all speak more days away.
We get I don't think they'll tell you experience is that you graduate you -- shot.
I don't like that -- sodium throughout I didn't.
Take more time.
And all of us I don't know but -- I think you can only carry over ten writing so it's just we.
-- -- that -- can -- over absent a double life I fluorescent or the end of isn't really designed for people like residents -- that certainly hope that -- our right to receive the letters make up team.
Let us that they -- gonna veto it yes you know why.
Cause they don't want this because -- is as obamacare gets implemented.
People are gonna start laying people out there to say you're only gonna -- twenty or thirty hours a week we're not gonna make a full time employee.
This is going to be and a push towards doing that instead of giving.
-- -- -- I think this is a White House war on women.
Because you some of the women that are asking for this -- mothers of special needs children and what they're asking for is look I got hit my my -- -- my daughter.
Two an extra therapy session or something like that.
Many have the time I.
The time is money not a question I have for you Eric.
-- tax time.
If you get paid your overtime you're actually.
Then you pay tax on that on the time.
What does that what does that worried about IRS can't -- so why would -- take the time.
We the other record part of the question is what you're you're actually reducing tax revenue if you take if you give time instead of -- came at a time it -- also.
It it it economically as a business I'd rather give people time and united still unified as we -- a lot of people you have three people hit each person.
30% of the time off instead of time and a half -- -- but I -- someone else to put you know a lot of single time that time and.
Police sirens that are so many people budget in and they can get a certain number of over -- yeah and they can support their families they they need overtime to make you live that's.
Now yanked out and by the way Eric minority -- and -- -- -- And beside you taking anyway I'm -- -- remarkably the businesses that that would -- what would you do that by which -- can you tell me your vacation.
Wait out this is that he can't you know come up with more brilliant genius -- that's right.
I meekly goes he'd like the biggest thing I really think that congress that President Obama ought to call you for the next cabinet meeting which might be held in the next you know eight month.
And I think that Bennett would not happen when you and how does not have a picture right and when -- on it yet if it should be an issue that was for -- weekend she didn't I -- half on right now you -- your life is good sun protection I mean not density you're always happy always staff hats on screen everything sunglasses at the coming up next.
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