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Should pro athletes take paternity leave?
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Old 04-04-2014, 12:38 PM
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I vote for what his contract allows.

On the personal Sid, I vote to be there for the wife and the baby.

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Old 04-04-2014, 02:05 PM
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Old 04-04-2014, 09:12 PM
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Is the Pope allowed a vacation?
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Yup and does.
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It is really nobody's business but his. Too bad a reporter looking for his 10 seconds of fame along with the low standard networks that amplify it, had to make up a story.
An employee making a personal decision.....happens everyday at all levels.
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Old 04-04-2014, 11:32 PM
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Everyone should be allowed the time to be there, for their family, when needed. When Daniel Murphy's sports career is over, he will still have his family. The owners couldn't care less about him and or his family.
BTW - His employee contract allows 3 days for maturnity leave.

I worked for a hard a** boss who thought work, was the only important thing in life, unless he had to tend to his own family. He used to refer to his wife as, "wifey". Oh, how I used to hate that term. It implied she wasn't a living breathing person. What a guy??????

I had to inform my boss, I was allowed 3 days when my sister- in-law passed away as he was totally unaware, of the company policy. What a guy, again!!!
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Is the Pope allowed a vacation?
Yes, but presumably it is not paternity leave.

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Yes, but presumably it is not paternity leave.

Carl,,,,,,,,,,,, you had to waiting for that opportunity!
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Old 04-05-2014, 08:30 PM
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Professional sports events are entertainment only, plain & simple. The major event for a couple is giving birth to a child and to be offended that our entetainment is interrupted by the personal life of one of the entertainers is the height of stupid selfishness that many fans have in abundance.
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Old 04-06-2014, 09:19 AM
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It is his personal choice and I applaud him for doing what he felt was best for he and his family. Why is it any different for a male working at Walmart as an hourly employee or a baseball player? Why did the issue get so much attention by the media?
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