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  •  Every move by the republicans is anti-worker 100% (16+ / 0-)

    Republicans Hide Attack on Overtime Pay Behind ‘Flexibility’ Mask'
    AFL-CIO - 04/16/2013 Mike Hall

    Republicans in Congress have renewed their decades-old attack on the 40-hour workweek. Once again, they are pushing so-called “comp time” legislation that would allow employers to stop giving workers any extra pay for overtime work.

    Ten years ago, the Republican leadership in Congress and the Bush administration tried to pass the exact same legislation, but working families said, “Longer hours for less pay? No way.”

    We won that fight in 2003. The “comp time” bill died in the House of Representatives, even though Republicans had a majority.

    Now we have to win this fight all over again, because Republican leaders are back to their same old tricks. It seems like every few years working people have to teach them the same lesson: “Do not mess with the 40-hour workweek. Do not cut our overtime!”

    That's the word from the AFL-CIO. Carefully spun bullshit coming from the right, squeezing workers out of pay to the benefit of corporations
    Call Congress today and tell your representative to oppose H.R. 1406. To find your senators’ and representative’s phone numbers, call the U.S. Capitol Switchboard at (202) 224-3121 and ask for your senators’ and/or representative’s office.
    Every move is anti-worker. People need to know this. Every move by the GOP is an attack on the middle class worker and those working poor to just reach what would be considered middle class

    Thx MinistryOfTruth

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