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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RE[2]: Not entirely accurate
by rdean400 on Sat 3rd Dec 2011 15:51 UTC in reply to "RE: Not entirely accurate"
rdean400
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If you read the Fair Labor Standards Act section that this ever-so-cutely named "CPU Act" would modify, you would see that the IT workers are just one part of a section that enumerates many professions where the government allows businesses to create FLSA exempt positions.

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