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S.1747 Computer Professionals Update Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Oct 20, 2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

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    Supporting Organizations

    • International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers

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    • TechServe Alliance

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    • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

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    • Economic Policy Institute

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    • Communications Workers of America

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    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Tech OT could be slashed | FinanceTechNews.com | Top ... - February 29, 2012 by Valerie Helmbreck - U.S. Sen Kay Hagan, D-N.C., introduced a bill in the Senate last fall that would expand the sort of tech workers who don't automatically get paid overtime. The bill, S. 1747: Computer Professionals Update Act, would broaden ...

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      As noted by Valerie Helmbreck on February 29, 2012, "U.S. Sen Kay Hagan, D-N.C., introduced a bill in the Senate last fall that would expand the sort of tech workers who don't automatically get paid overtime. The bill, S. 1747: Computer Professionals Update Act, would broaden ..." (/url?q=http://www.financetechnews.com/tech-ot-could-be-slashed/&sa=U&ei=dDliT623ONPy2gWU8OSGCQ&ved=0CEIQmAEwBw&usg=AFQjCNGC6Jf5xhud3XCrnj__9m49cza5HA)
    • Tech OT could be slashed | FinanceTechNews.com | Top ... - February 29, 2012 by Valerie Helmbreck - U.S. Sen Kay Hagan, D-N.C., introduced a bill in the Senate last fall that would expand the sort of tech workers who don't automatically get paid overtime. The bill, S. 1747: Computer Professionals Update Act, would broaden ...

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      As noted by Valerie Helmbreck on February 29, 2012, "U.S. Sen Kay Hagan, D-N.C., introduced a bill in the Senate last fall that would expand the sort of tech workers who don't automatically get paid overtime. The bill, S. 1747: Computer Professionals Update Act, would broaden ..." (/url?q=http://www.financetechnews.com/tech-ot-could-be-slashed/&sa=U&ei=mdNgT5yyMIeA2gXji5i_Dg&ved=0CEUQmAEwCA&usg=AFQjCNGOnncF7ldUw7hxdxQ4UZKz5_aEYQ)
    • Tech OT could be slashed | FinanceTechNews.com | Top ... - February 29, 2012 by Valerie Helmbreck - U.S. Sen Kay Hagan, D-N.C., introduced a bill in the Senate last fall that would expand the sort of tech workers who don't automatically get paid overtime. The bill, S. 1747: Computer Professionals Update Act, would broaden ...

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      As noted by Valerie Helmbreck on February 29, 2012, "U.S. Sen Kay Hagan, D-N.C., introduced a bill in the Senate last fall that would expand the sort of tech workers who don't automatically get paid overtime. The bill, S. 1747: Computer Professionals Update Act, would broaden ..." (/url?q=http://www.financetechnews.com/tech-ot-could-be-slashed/&sa=U&ei=bXNfT4v0BYPa2QWuoumgCA&ved=0CEoQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNHztf3a8VnqEB1FVIoDGzaJz6g0jw)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Symbols of power, more than a likeness of a person - May 06, 2012 by Malta Independent Daily - Favray’s 1747 painting of Grand Master Pinto (in St John’s Museum) shows him as a king with a closed crown, a sovereign ruler with absolute power. In those years when the grand masters in Malta were claiming absolute monarchy, the one in France was ...

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      As noted by Malta Independent Daily on May 06, 2012, "Favray’s 1747 painting of Grand Master Pinto (in St John’s Museum) shows him as a king with a closed crown, a sovereign ruler with absolute power. In those years when the grand masters in Malta were claiming absolute monarchy, the one in France was ..." (http://www.independent.com.mt/news.asp?newsitemid=143964)
    • Love and sex, the two major causes behind Tamil Nadu's 1747 murders in 2011 - April 24, 2012 by Daily News and Analysis - Love affairs and sexual causes besides family disputes were the major reasons behind 1747 murders committed in 2011, Tamil Nadu government said today. The number of murders committed due to 'love affairs and sexual causes,' wordy quarrel and personal ...

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      As noted by Daily News and Analysis on April 24, 2012, "Love affairs and sexual causes besides family disputes were the major reasons behind 1747 murders committed in 2011, Tamil Nadu government said today. The number of murders committed due to 'love affairs and sexual causes,' wordy quarrel and personal ..." (http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_love-and-sex-the-two-major-causes-behind-tamil-nadu-s-1747-murders-in-2011_1680103)
    • Misguided Bill Would Exempt IT Workers from Overtime - March 29, 2012 by aft - A seemingly innocuous piece of legislation is pending in the U.S. Senate that the AFT and other unions want stopped. It's the Computer Professionals Update Act (S. 1747), which, in the words of the nonpartisan Congressional Research Service, "effectively .

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      As noted by aft on March 29, 2012, "A seemingly innocuous piece of legislation is pending in the U.S. Senate that the AFT and other unions want stopped. It's the Computer Professionals Update Act (S. 1747), which, in the words of the nonpartisan Congressional Research Service, "effectively ." (http://www.aft.org/newspubs/news/2012/033012misguided.cfm)
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