MEANWHILE, AN EFFORT TO GIVE A PAY RAISE TO MORE THAN
FOUR MILLION WORKERS ACROSS THE COUNTRY.
HAS HIT A ROADBLOCK
A JUDGE IN TEXAS HAS STRUCK DOWN A LABOR REGULATION
THAT WOULD HAVE AFFECTED WORKERS HERE IN WISCONSIN.
POLITICAL REPORTER JESSICA ARP HAS MORE FROM COTTAGE
the overtime rule was on, now it may be off, but businesses
like this one in cottage grove are looking for answers
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thats an led, thats a fluorescent, the last one is
an led :14
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WALK AROUND THE OFFICE WITH ROB HELLER.
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this is what you want during the day because it increases
your visual acuity and cortisol production also :56
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AND YOU'LL SOON SEE THE LIGHT OF PRODUCTIVITY.
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:57 we enlighten people laughs :00
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BUT WHAT HE SAYS ISN'T PRODUCTIVE.
IS TO HAVE TO CHANGE THE PAY STRUCTURE FOR A THIRD
OF HIS 18 EMPLOYEES.
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for a small business who is creating the jobs of the
future, this is just another burden that we have to
bear :07 that a larger company its no sweat off their
back because they've got a huge purse :13 a small
business, its straight out of my pocket :17
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A FEDERAL REGULATION SET TO GO INTO EFFECT DECEMBER
FIRST WOULD HAVE SAID THOSE EARNING LESS THAN ABOUT
47 THOUSAND DOLLARS MUST BE PAID OVERTIME.
A JUDGE STRUCK THE LAW DOWN IN FEDERAL COURT.
LEAVING THE WHOLE THING IN LIMBO.
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31;36 i got this thrown on my desk a couple weeks
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FOR PROJECT MANAGER TYLER POTTER.
THAT MEANS HE'S NOT SURE IF HE'LL GET PAID OVERTIME
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i was notified last week tues about that and to this
day i havent heard more about it :24
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POTTER SAYS HIS PAY RANGE IS GOOD FOR AN ENTRY LEVEL
BUT UNDERSTANDS WHY A BOOST FOR SOME MAY BE NEEDED.
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where i'm at in my range i'm comfortable :53 i'd say
if i was below it if i was making 30k and salary i
would be looking elsewhere for a job :59
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HELLER TENDS TO AGREE...
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if it went up to 30, 32 i wouldnt have an issue with
it but to take it all the way to 47 that gets touchy
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as for what may happen here in the next couple of
months, heller says he will wait and see what happens
in the courts, in cottage grove, jessica arp wisc
news three :22
WISCONSIN WAS PARTY TO THAT FEDERAL LAWSUIT.
IN A STATEMENT, ATTORNEY GENERAL BRAD SCHIMEL SAID
HE WAS HAPPY THE RULE WAS ON HOLD.