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    Default How much vacation time do you get??

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    While the U.S. is the only advanced economy that does not guarantee its workers paid vacation, all European Union member countries set a vacation minimum of four weeks or 20 days per year. Several countries require even more than that. France is the most generous, mandating 30 days of paid annual leave, followed by the UK with 28 days, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland with 25, and Germany with 24. Austria and Portugal also both require a combined 35 days (paid vacation and holidays). After the U.S., Japan and Canada require the fewest number of paid vacation days, with 10
    I was thinking about that ABF TA that under certain supplements a new hire would work up to eight years before getting a second week.. This country sure is going backwards..
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    Default Re: How much vacation time do you get??

    Eight years before a 2nd week vacation? Eight years?? Insane.

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    Quote Originally Posted by crazy View Post
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    I was thinking about that ABF TA that under certain supplements a new hire would work up to eight years before getting a second week.. This country sure is going backwards..
    The only hope there would be that after the 5 year contract it would change again. Personally if this goes thru I see ABF coming back asking for more so I wouldn't think it will change after 5 years either at least not for the better.

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    Isn't it funny how we spend our time tellin peeps how great the union is than we complain about the union for the rest of our lives. in a way I'm glad I'm out of the RAT RACE!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by x475 View Post
    Eight years before a 2nd week vacation? Eight years?? Insane.
    Yeah I know how that happened. The members voted it in and since the seniors would not be effected they took it because they can care less about the junior man.

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    Quote Originally Posted by strapdrager View Post
    Yeah I know how that happened. The members voted it in and since the seniors would not be effected they took it because they can care less about the junior man.
    Kind of like how the rich man doesn't care about the poor man !

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    Quote Originally Posted by strapdrager View Post
    Yeah I know how that happened. The members voted it in and since the seniors would not be effected they took it because they can care less about the junior man.
    You must be able to see into the future because the members have not voted it in yet.

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    Default Re: How much vacation time do you get??

    Quote Originally Posted by strapdrager View Post
    Yeah I know how that happened. The members voted it in and since the seniors would not be effected they took it because they can care less about the junior man.
    Senior man today Junior man tomorrow, who knows if the Company you work at today goes under and you can't retire, you start over would you want to have only one week vacation after five (5) years i think not, always think of the Jr, man as your brother and look out for him as you would yourself.

    I for the first time in my life will have three (3) weeks vacation next year and as i grow older they mean more and more to me as life seems to be speeding up not slowing down. I would never give up a weeks vaca and 7% of my pay and allow the company to short change the Jr. man.

    As for ABF they keep telling us that they are losing money quarter after quarter, now i am not a economics major, but how are they making payroll every week, if you keep losing money every quarter, are investors keeping it afloat? investors usually start selling before they lose their shirt at a company that is losing money?

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    We can take a vacation whenever we want , we do not get weekly paid vacations , we get $4.00 per hour every hour for vacation pay and we get our check once a year it comes the day after Thanksgiving . Our checks are Very Nice , I can't complain .

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    Not as much I sure have!

 

 

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