You're society has problems if you guys can't put in the work to keep things together.
You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo
Originally Posted by A. de Tocqueville
What if, by god, this is how I want to live my life?
Who is it to tell me whats important in my own life ?
Maybe I enjoy my work and would rather consume my excess free time with it, than other things. Maybe I'm a businessman who needs to put in those extra hours.
Maybe I'm a workaholic and its what I do.
And maybe, just maybe, your socialist mentality that you can regulate how long I work so you don't get out classed and replaced by someone who will do more for the same earnings is ever so wrong.
Anyway if the EU really wanted to help working people they' pass a land value tax or even better disband.
"It is written in the eternal constitution that men of intemperate minds cannot be free. Their passions forge their fetters." - Edmund Burke
As I commented in the other thread on this same topic, such a law would cause utter chaos here during natural emergencies such as severe storms, when utility workers, public works, medical, fire and law enforcement work around the clock to restore services and save lives.
A 30-hour workweek? That's considered part-time in the USA. You'd be hard pressed even to get benefits!