Still, it is remarkable that a fairly weak prohibition like UMRA has been such an effective impediment to mandating
by direct order.
A potentially more reliable test of the effects of a requirement such as the FMLA's mandate of parental leave comes from looking at the effects of European laws mandating
leave after the birth of a child.
From the perspective of workers, although the composition of their compensation has changed, its value has remained the same, as has their employee surplus.(5) Workers are paying the full cost of the benefit, but this does not constitute a case either for or against mandating
"New bills mandating
biodegradable packaging decreased 89%.
The idea was to protect the consumer by mandating
minimum benefits in every policy, regardless of whether the benefits were needed.
A majority of the membership can override the point of order and pass the mandate, but at least the provision ensures the potential for a debate about the issue of mandating
The Clintons already compromised on serious cost control by not mandating
global budgets (set amounts a state or set of providers can spend, a feature of most other successful health systems and of single payer).
* The way mandates irresponsibly frees the mandating
level of government from the necessity of setting priorities and from accountability.