Bosses like me have had the power to force employees to work overtime for free. It’s time to remind Americans overtime pay is a fundamental right.
|06/10/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- Nick Hanauer is a successful Seattle-based venture capitalist and progressive civic activist.
- In this opinion piece, he argues that American workers deserve an honest day’s wage for an honest day’s work — and says that once again, Washington state is leading the way.
- Back in the 1970s, the federal overtime threshold covered 65 percent of salaried workers. Today, after decades of erosion, only 7 percent of workers are covered.
- Employers have been exploiting free labor for so long that most Americans have forgotten that overtime pay is both a fundamental right for workers read more >>>