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    Default UK introduces new equality legislation

    One of the most controversial aspects of the new act is equal pay. Businesses have argued that the legislation will put heavy burdens on them at a time of financial difficulty.
    Thought businesses should be paying equally anyways?

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    The bourgeois regimes love introducing every kind of equality, except the only equality that really matters - economic equality.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cael View Post
    The bourgeois regimes love introducing every kind of equality, except the only equality that really matters - economic equality.
    Expand on that point....if I want to immerse myself in nonsense I'll read the Bible or Marx

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    equality of opportunity is what matters...and waht weare working towards
    "Sometimes the best thing a government can do is simply get out of the way"-Vince Cable

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    Quote Originally Posted by sandar View Post
    equality of opportunity is what matters...and waht weare working towards
    That includes pay too..

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    Quote Originally Posted by sandar View Post
    equality of opportunity is what matters...and waht weare working towards
    Cael wants equality of outcomes. So it doesn't matter how hard you work, how innovative or entrepreneurial you are, you get paid the same as the idle thick bloke who lives in the pub. Paradise eh?
    "A govt big enough to give you everything you want, is strong enough to take everything you have" Thomas Jefferson

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    Quote Originally Posted by fluffykontbiscuits View Post
    That includes pay too..
    equal pay for equal work yes
    "Sometimes the best thing a government can do is simply get out of the way"-Vince Cable

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    Quote Originally Posted by LeDroit View Post
    Cael wants equality of outcomes. So it doesn't matter how hard you work, how innovative or entrepreneurial you are, you get paid the same as the idle thick bloke who lives in the pub. Paradise eh?
    sounds wonderful as long as I can be ther bloke that gets to live in the pub
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    Quote Originally Posted by LeDroit View Post
    Cael wants equality of outcomes. So it doesn't matter how hard you work, how innovative or entrepreneurial you are, you get paid the same as the idle thick bloke who lives in the pub. Paradise eh?
    Yup! communism in a nutshell there.

    Communism works for ants. People are lazy and will let others do the work if their is nothing in it for them. It cant work for humans unless of course you shoot the less productive workers who dont meet their quotas! Hang on thats not the worst idea.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sandar View Post
    equality of opportunity is what matters...and waht weare working towards
    You cannot have equality of opportunity where there is economic inequality. If I had twin thoroughbred foals, and I give one to a man who can afford the best of stables, vet care and training, and I give the other to a poor man who can afford none of that, do you imagine, for one second, that if I race them in three years time that they will have an equal chance of winning?

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