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The 13 Most Popular AFL-CIO Now Blog Posts of 2013

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In case you missed some, here are the 13 most popular (highest traffic) blog posts on the AFL-CIO Now blog this year. 

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House Passes Republican Comp Time Bill, but Likely DOA in Senate

By a near party-line vote, the House yesterday approved a bill, pushed by Republican leadership, that if it ever became law, would mean many workers would work more hours for less pay. By a 223-204 vote, the House passed the so-called Working Families Flexibility Act (H.R. 1406).

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Don’t Let Republicans Cut Your Overtime Pay

A bill pushed by the Republican leadership in the U.S. House that will let employers make you work more for less pay will be up for a vote on Wednesday.

Call Congress today and tell your representative to oppose H.R. 1406: 1-888-866-2561.

   

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5 Things You Need to Know About the ‘Comp Time’ Bill

Flex This: Tell Congress, ‘Don’t Cut My Overtime!’

If you are one of the millions of workers who count on overtime to stretch your paycheck, including the 59% of US workers paid by the hour, it’s time to tell House Republicans, “Don’t cut my overtime with your so-called Working Families Flexibility Act (H.R. 1406).”   

The bill would allow employers to stop giving workers any extra pay for overtime work and instead substitute “comp time.”

What would that mean for most workers?

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Republicans Hide Attack on Overtime Pay Behind ‘Flexibility’ Mask

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Republicans in Congress have renewed their decades-old attack on the 40-hour workweek. Once again, they are pushing so-called “comp time” legislation that would allow employers to stop giving workers any extra pay for overtime work.

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