House passes bill for companies to give comp time instead of overtime pay

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would allow companies to give employees who work overtime compensatory time off rather than require them to provide overtime pay. The bill will likely have a much harder time in the Democrat-dominated Senate.

Host Carmen Russell-Sluchansky spoke with Jack Rasmus, a political economist and author of “Obama’s Economy: Recovery for the Few,” to discuss the story.

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