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 Posted: Fri Mar 14th, 2014 06:53 am
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beejmi wrote: Companies will just reclassify people to avoid this. I am an hourly employee at a Philadelphia newspaper, I get paid for 40 hours a week, I haven't left after just "8 hours" in any one given day in over a year. And never paid OT.

I don't get how you are paid a set amount (40 hours per week x your wage) and you aren't considered a Salaried Employee.
In fact, employers will just reclassify everyone as a Salaried Employee that they can, and that will be the end of that.
If you aren't in a union if this thing ever comes through, you're proper-fucked.