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Federal Appeals Courts Split on Overtime Pay for Public Workers

Two federal appeals courts, one in Los Angeles and the other in Washington, D.C., have split on whether public workers – and which ones – in safety fields can get overtime pay. The decisions could affect millions of Fire Fighters, EMTs, police and other state and local public safety workers, as well as, in the D.C. decision, air traffic controllers. […]

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Trumka, Top Woman Workers’ Group Hail Obama Overtime Pay Plan; ATU’s Hanley: Bring Inter-City Bust Drivers In, Too

WASHINGTON –AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka and a top group that fights for female workers are praising Democratic President Barack Obama’s plan to expand eligibility for overtime pay to millions of workers nationwide. And Larry Hanley, the Amalgamated Transit Union president, agrees.  But he says Obama should bring in other workers, too – especially those inter-city bus drivers now not covered […]

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