Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 2nd Dec 2011 22:43 UTC
Legal "A bill recently introduced in Congress would greatly expand the exemption to the Fair Labor Standards Act for IT employees, ending overtime benefits for many more types of workers, including network, database and security specialists." The Democrat senator of North-Carolina has introduced an even worse version of the bill, which specifically exempts database and network specialists and security professionals from overtime benefits. Say, isn't some company building a huge data centre in North-Carolina? I'm sure it's all a coincidence.
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by fran on Sat 3rd Dec 2011 15:06 UTC
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Don't have enough facts but i have this feeling that in a way the US is slowing moving towards Chinese type working conditions.
Except in China you are generally better off because of the social support structures that a hybrid socialism economy offers like cheap or free housing, inexpensive education ect.

Edited 2011-12-03 15:07 UTC

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