Employees could get two days' paid leave to grieve for dead pets under new laws ...

Employees could get two days' paid leave to grieve for dead pets under new laws ...
Employees could get two days' paid leave to grieve for dead pets under new laws ...
Employees could get two days' paid leave to grieve for dead pets under new laws in Colombia A proposed bill was brought forward by congressman Alejandro Carlos Chacon He said it's relevant to most Colombians as six in 10 households had a pet Chacon emphasised strong bonds people feel with pets and the need to mourn  Workers must be able to show proof that their pet has died or may face fines  Leave only applies to workers who told employer about pet prior to its death Proposed bill will go through four debates before it is passed or rejected

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Workers are to be given two days' paid leave if their pets die under new legislation being considered in Colombia.

Liberal Party congressman Alejandro Carlos Chacon, 48, brought forward a bill that would oblige employers to provide two days of paid leave following the death of an employee's pet. 

'...There exists a familial relation not only between humans, but also a degree of 'multispecies' familiarity,' El Tiempo quoted Chacon as saying. 

'Some people do not have children, but they do have a much-loved pet with which they develop a deep and brotherly bond,' news site El Tiempo quoted

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