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Time and a half overtime compensation pay for more than 40 hours worked a week

To pass a law that states that workers receive compensation of time and a half overtime pay for more than 40 hours work a week. The time and a half would start from the fortieth hour.

The United States of America has had successful similar law for over 50 years, and they are the most prosperous nation in the world.

A labour law like this would provide an incentive for people to take overtime, this would add to GDP, and could boost disposable income and spending. If a workplace had to keep offering overtime on a regular basis, then it would provide an incentive for them to create new jobs, and avoid the penalty, there is an element of choice in this.

This law would also help tackle the scourge of unpaid overtime, by creating a legal recourse.

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Created By

Douglas Coid

Created On

Saturday 12 November 2011

Closing Date

Thursday 15 November 2012

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