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Peter Ueberroth on Jobs

2004 former Republican Challenger CA Governor


Opposes required overtime pay; it drives out jobs

Q: Do you support requiring overtime for workers on the job more than eight hours a day?

UEBERROTH: I oppose it. It drives out jobs and plus I have my own workers. I'm a small businessperson. And women especially come to me and say that I would like to work three days, that is the only time that I can get a baby-sitter, I want to work overtime and get my 40 hours in, it restricts it, not fair to the worker, not fair, it drives jobs out, less money in the state and it is not smart.

Source: Recall debate in Walnut Creek Sep 3, 2003

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