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A typical workweek for employees in the United States consists of 40 hours. However, many workers actually spend more time performing their jobs. For jobs that are paid on an hourly basis, anything over 40 hours is usually considered overtime. … Continue reading

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In recent years, the debate surrounding raising the minimum wage is one that has been raging at both the federal and state levels. And in late June, the Chicago Defender reported that Governor Pat Quinn signed a House Bill allowing voters to “make their … Continue reading

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