Thursday, April 19, 2012

Marketplace, April 16, 2012, Monday


April 16, 2012, Monday

Marketplace (full report)

Supreme Court enters decades-old overtime debate

Marc Bayard
heads the Worker Institute at Cornell. He says, yeah, five minutes on email off hours is no big deal. But he worries about workers who are expected to be available online all the time.

Marc Bayard: If people are expected to do the work, then they should get paid. And for a number of workers, that seems to not be the case, and I think that’s an alarming trend.