Why the New Overtime Proposal is a Win for Working Women

Posted by | August 13, 2015 | Uncategorized | No Comments

By webadmin@aflcio.org (Jackie Tortora)

For months we’ve heard that the economy is finally moving in the right direction, except for one hitch: Working people’s wages, particularly those of women, are not going up. One big reason: For years, millions of workers have clocked in more and more hours without ever seeing an extra cent in their paychecks. That’s wrong. Too many workers, most of whom are women, are seeing their finances stretched to the limit because even though they work overtime, they are not compensated for it.

Source: AFL-CIO

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