Republican’s Gift to America’s Working Moms — No Overtime!

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Not to worry. The Republicans — famous for their support of labor and family-friendly policies — have come up with a solution. It’s called the Family Time Flexibility Act” and the House leadership, seeking to woo women voters, has promised to pass it by Mother’s Day as a gift to America’s working women.

…But most of us don’t realize that this bill, with its seductive illusion of flexibility, would end one of the fundamental rights enacted by the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 – a 40-hour workweek and time-and-a half pay for overtime.