November 19, 2010

Managers Deserve a Life, Too – Federal Overtime Pay for Managers and Assistant Managers

Americans enjoy seven fewer hours of leisure time per week than workers in Norway or Germany.  After decades of struggle and pro-employee advocacy, Congress enacted a 40-hour default work week by requiring employers to pay time and a half for hours worked in excess of 40 hours.   Yet some employers continue to demand that their employees work more than 40 hours without receiving overtime pay.  One justification many of them raise is that salaried managers […]