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A law requiring companies to offer employees unpaid time off [#permalink]
31 Aug 2005, 09:20
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A law requiring companies to offer employees unpaid time off to care for their children will harm the economic competitiveness of our nationâ€™s businesses. Companies must be free to set their own employment policies without mandated parental-leave regulations.
Which of the following, if true, would most seriously weaken the conclusion of the argument above?
(A) A parental-leave law will serve to strengthen the family as a social institution in this country.
(B) Many businesses in this country already offer employees some form of parental leave.
(C) Some of the countries with the most economically competitive businesses have strong parental-leave regulations.
(D) Only companies with one hundred or more employees would be subject to the proposed parental-leave law.
(E) In most polls, a majority of citizens say they favor passage of a parental-leave law.
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17 Dec 2012, 09:30
The conclusion is that a company cannot be economically competitive if said company offers parental leave. Answer choice C states that some of the world's most economically competitive companies offer parental leave, which strengthens the argument. Therefore, C is correct. _________________
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17 Dec 2012, 09:30
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