State Workers Protest New Overtime Rules

(Springfield, IL)  —  Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner’s office says state workers are now going to have to clock 40-hours in a week before they can get overtime. And state workers are furious. Hundreds of public workers across the state took to the streets yesterday for a ‘Day of Action.’ The move comes after Rauner’s office ordered new overtime rules. The workers’ now expired contract used to allow for overtime after just 37-and-a-half hours of work.

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