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Information for World Assembly Voters: Providing Paid Leave

Information for World Assembly Voters
Please find below another volume of the Information For World Assembly Voters program.

Resolution At-Vote: Providing Paid Leave

Our Vote recommendation: AGAINST

Resolution Overview:
Yet another of author Minskiev's attempts to replace the previously-repealed Paid Leave Act, this proposal valiantly seeks to ensure strong economic and job security for workers in WA member states without meddling excessively in the operations of employers. It attempts to achieve these goals by mandating strict minimum durations for illness or injury leave, parental leave, and general leave, while forbidding employers from penalizing employees for making use of paid leave, or undergoing any of the processes that are required to do so. Moreover, the proposal requires workers to give sufficient advance notice for leave requests where applicable; mandates unemployment benefits and establishes the relevant protocols; compels states to instate and fund their paid leave programs through social security and/or social insurance funds; and lastly, it expands on previous articles with additional clarifications, contingencies, and requirements.

Ministry Analysis:
While this resolution would certainly be a monumental improvement over its predecessors, it is not something we can support. The writing itself is clumsy at best, with odd wording and several tautologies, while the proposal's clauses, despite its supposed goal, micromanage the institution and administration of paid leave, simultaneously providing nothing to support employee bargaining power and potentially harming the flexibility of employers' operations through the rigidity of its provisions, ultimately benefiting neither party substantially. Frankly, for a topic this consequential, we would prefer a blocker or no legislation at all to a mediocre resolution in this vein.

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