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Consider this when you plan for a career such as web development… Your employer does not have to pay overtime.

If you are planning to become an IT professional, this is definitely an article worth reading.

http://www.infoworld.com/article/2618590/it-jobs/no-overtime-for-it–occupy-the-data-center-.html

 

But the CPU Act broadens that exemption so much it appears that any IT worker who is paid more than $27.63 an hour (and who isn’t?) would lose the right to overtime. Here’s what it says:

In other words, be careful that you don’t end up in a position where you think you are getting¬† decent salary based on a 40-45 hour work week and then find out that your employer wants 50-60 hours per week.

As an aside, I don’t think that employers realize what happens when they take this approach.. i.e. that they increase the users and posts on sites such as Reddit.

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