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PicklePanther9000 t1_jebj7ph wrote

This sounds like a good way to disincentivize hiring women


porkchameleon t1_jed0n96 wrote

I don't think another anti-incentive would make a difference: while women said to produce the same results as men and reportedly get paid less at the same time, yet companies still keep hiring men.

(Yeah, I don't understand that either).


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blodreina_kumWonkru t1_jec5n81 wrote

Yes, probably. But this isn't women leave, it's specifically period leave.

I'm not sure what lengths they go to verifying you menstruate or not. That's the troublesome part.


Dryheavemorning t1_jebjahz wrote

The proposed 3 days a month is a lot, like 13-15% of working days. Why not just give everyone more sick days instead of telling managers they may get 13%-15% less working time from women they hire.


NoREEEEEEtilBrooklyn t1_jebo0gv wrote

Agreed. That would be the best way to go about it. That way it doesn’t touch title IX issues, which this very well could if implemented in the US.


blodreina_kumWonkru t1_jec557a wrote

The whole point of this is to acknowledge that females have to work through an additional stress that not everyone has.

More sick days would not do anything here. Females would still be using sick days for this when those who don't commonly have pain 3-5 days a month get more self care days than them.

3 days is extreme though. 1 a month would be reasonable.


2020-loss t1_jec77o5 wrote

And people with migraines work through additional stress. People with social anxiety work through additional stress. People with chronic pain work through additional stress. Grow up and deal with it like and adult.


cerialthriller t1_jecnkmg wrote

Yeah but if only women get this then why wouldn’t employers pass over women for men when they have the chance. Also not all women have periods and some men have them


Capkirk0923 t1_jeey7a5 wrote

And why would a woman want her employer to know she’s having her period?


DonovanMcLoughlin t1_jebspza wrote

I'm sure there would be absolutely no unintended consequences.


BottleTemple t1_jee5zpn wrote

I’m sure people who are pregnant or post-menopausal will be thrilled to work more hours for the same pay.


tiswapb t1_jecgzd1 wrote

This is a student opinion piece… I read one once about how unfair it was that Temple charged Jersey residents more, just completely ignoring how state funding works.


2020-loss t1_jec6fyj wrote

I don't think any reasonable person would agree with this. It's a complete joke and just discredits the entire base that supports it.


classicrockchick t1_jeckrml wrote

Oh yeah, I'm sure they'll get right on that right after the graduate student union had to claw a decent wage out of them tooth and nail.


sjm320 t1_jecmpkg wrote

Temple has more pressing concerns at the moment.


Capkirk0923 t1_jeexv0q wrote

My wife will occasionally have a rough period and take a sick day. She doesn’t call her boss and say she has her period so she can’t come in. It isn’t anyone’s business. Do women really want their supervisors and coworkers to know when their period is?