Posted 10 years ago on May 11, 2013, 1:43 p.m. EST by DKAtoday
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Overtime was also conceived as a way to make employers think really hard about the added expense of overtime - in the hopes of keeping the working week reasonable for the workers. To see that the workers got time for themselves to spend with their families in their community as well as at home.
FIGHT planned Austerity measures wherever they come from.
Austerity = Democide Get familiar with the term before you "might" dismiss it without 1st knowing what it means. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Democide
Please add your name in opposition to new a bill passed by House Republicans that would end overtime pay for American workers. Click here to sign the petition opposing the bill from Daily Kos and the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee.
In the latest shameful chapter of their war on workers, House Republicans passed the Orwellian-named “Working Families Flexibility Act,” which gives business owners the flexibility of not paying hourly workers a higher wage for overtime work.
This attempt to line the pockets of employers at the expense of workers is outrageous. When workers need to save money for health care, education, or other major life expenses, they often do it by putting in extra hours. Giving employers the opportunity to take away overtime pay could wreak havoc on our already struggling economy and minimize opportunities to enter the middle class.
Please click to here to sign the petition from Daily Kos and the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee opposing the end of mandatory overtime pay, and shaming House Republicans for passing such an offensive bill.
Keep fighting, Chris Bowers, Daily Kos