If their employers had to pay for hours-over-40 as overtime, that could be a game-changer. Either employees will be working fewer hours or employers will have to take on the huge added expenses of paying overtime.
As a result, anything could happen. That ranges from a shortening of the current work week in America to outsourcing of more white-collar tasks.
In The Wall Street Journal, Ben DiPietro reports:
"Federal courts across the U.S. have come to different interpretations about whether certain white-collar employees are eligible for overtime pay if they work more than hours a week - and that could mean the matter ultimately may have to be decided by the Supreme Court."
If there is an increase in outsourcing, here are free briefing books on the Philippines as an option. The Philippines is becoming more attractive than China because, since 2009, wage inflation has been less than 2.5%. For China, that has been double digit.
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