(The Nation) -- Jeb Bush took a lot of hits last week for suggesting that Americans “need to work longer hours.”
But Scott Walker has gone Bush one better. The governor of Wisconsin and Bush rival for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination just codified the concept.
The state budget that Walker signed on Sunday as Wisconsin’s governor includes a provision that eliminates a historic guarantee that factory and retail employees “must get at least 24 consecutive hours of rest for every seven-day stretch” of work.
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That does not sound very worker-friendly. And that’s cool by Walker.