Republicans are close to killing overtime rules, allowing “employers to cheat workers” of pay

Category Labor Rights

More evidence that America is headed backwards in how the 99 percent are treated:

On Thursday, the House of Representatives passed a bill that allows employers to give their employees paid time off when they put in extra hours, rather than overtime pay. Overtime wages are typically time-and-a-half. The bill was passed along party lines for the most part. Not a single Democratic representative voted in favor of the bill, and only six Republicans voted against it.

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