Lawmakers Mull OT Changes For Calif. Farmworkers

Law360, New York (June 4, 2010, 1:38 PM EDT) -- California lawmakers are considering hotly contested legislation that would change the state's labor laws to allow farmworkers to receive time and a half overtime pay after working 40 hours per week, instead of after 60 hours per week.

The bill, known as SB 1211, was approved by a 23-12 vote in the state Senate on Thursday and will now go to the Assembly for consideration, according to the California Legislature's website.

The measure, introduced in February by Democratic state Sen. Dean Florez, would repeal the long-standing...
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