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A_Possum Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-23-04 03:06 PM
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28. Where on earth did she get that?
Recent Kerry Press release:
Edwards Defends Overtime Work and Pay in Democratic Radio Address to the Nation
Washington, DC - Two days before the Bush administrations latest assault on workers goes into effect and six million U.S. workers lose their right to overtime pay, Democratic Vice Presidential nominee John Edwards delivered the Democratic Radio address to the nation Saturday, pledging that a Kerry-Edwards administration will never turn its back on Americas workers.

Millions of families rely on overtime pay to pay their bills and make ends meet. Due to go into effect on Monday, August 23rd, the Bush overtime rules change the criteria for how employers determine overtime for their employees, eliminating federally mandated time-and-a-half pay after 40 hours in a week. This decision means that a huge number of workers are likely to lose their eligibility for overtime pay, including registered nurses, nursery school teachers, store and restaurant managers, and chefs. A new analysis by the non-partisan Economic Policy Institute estimates that the Bush administrations actions will result in at least six million U.S. workers losing their right to overtime pay, making it even more difficult for hard-working Americans to get ahead.

Like massive tax cuts for the wealthy, wiping out overtime pay for workers goes against American values, and serves only the interests of the wealthy at the expense of hard-working Americans. The willingness of the Bush administration to turn its back on working Americans stands in clear contrast to the Kerry-Edwards economic plan which aims to strengthen the economy by putting middle-class families first.

Plus pdf fact sheet here
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  - ah...  grasswire   Aug-23-04 11:07 AM   #14 
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  - Where on earth did she get that?  A_Possum   Aug-23-04 03:06 PM   #28 
     - Thanks !  Spangle   Aug-23-04 03:59 PM   #29 
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  - Bush is a total thug fighting with fire. Kerry seems decent enough but  freemarketer   Aug-23-04 07:23 PM   #38 

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