There is more to Senate Bill 1166’s death than fathers losing time off, Assemblyman Jim Patterson helping kill it, and payback against the women’s caucus for expecting an alleged wife-abuser, former Assembly Labor Committee chair Roger Hernandez, to resign for beating his wife.
More truth rests in American research showing that Europeans with six to eight weeks’ vacation get the same or better results in productivity as Americans who get maybe two weeks’ vacation every year.
The emphasis seems to be revealed in German workers who produce results in less time than Americans who produce results while wasting time daydreaming and socializing on the job. As American management guru Peter Drucker proposed more than 40 years ago, management focus should be on results, not the amount of time a body shows up for work.
Mike Starry, Fresno