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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Comment by daedliusswartz
by daedliusswartz on Fri 2nd Dec 2011 23:01 UTC
daedliusswartz
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2007-05-28

Catch up with the rest of the world. It's fortunate being paid overtime in most industries.

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RE: Comment by daedliusswartz
by Drumhellar on Sat 3rd Dec 2011 01:19 in reply to "Comment by daedliusswartz"
Drumhellar Member since:
2005-07-12

That's not catching up with the rest of the world; That's taking a step backwards.

It's generally considered progress when a society decides to reduce the opportunities where those with power can take unfair advantage of those he employs, on a whim, simply because the people on the bottom simply have no other choice but to submit.

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