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photoA new Labor Department overtime pay proposal may cut the pay of more than one million Americans. Labor groups and workers view it as yet another strike against the 40-hour work week. Is the time that Americans are expected to work about to get even longer?


Representative George Miller (D-CA), ranking Democrat on the House Education and Workforce Committee

Kate Bronfenbrenner, director of Labor Education Research, Cornell University

Joe Robinson, author, "Work to Live: The Guide to Getting a Life"

Tammy McCutchen, Wage and Hour Administrator with the Department of Labor

This program aired on July 8, 2003.

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