I don't understand why you would support a bill that eliminates overtime for time worked. Doesn't this expose workers to working overtime without pay? What's the protection to prevent the exploitation of this employer advantage? What's the loss income and loss tax revenue? How do those losses impact the economy?
James Harris Jr.
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United States Senator
December 13, 2011
Mr. James Harris Jr.
4215 Hugo Court
Belleville, Illinois 62226
Dear Mr. Harris Jr.:
Thank you for taking the time to contact me. I appreciate your remarks
and the opportunity to serve you in the Senate.
On October 20, 2011, Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC) introduced S. 1747, the
Computer Professionals Update Act. This bill would amend the provisions
of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 that relate to overtime for
certain computer science professionals. S. 1747 has been referred to
the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, a
committee on which I sit. Please be assured that I will keep your
thoughts in mind as this legislation moves through the Committee and
the full Senate.
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