Fox Business commentator Elizabeth MacDonald was brimming over with goodwill for workers everywhere.
President Obama announced new regulations broadening the classifications of workers eligible for overtime pay.
Aloysius Hogan, a senior fellow at the conservative Competitive Enterprise Institute, said businesses will be lay off higher-paid executives and replace them with lower-paid workers.
Has anybody at Fox News actually had a job that real middle class Americans do? Because if you want to be paid for overtime, now you're a moocher destroying the American dream.
Martha MacCallum is very concerned that modernizing overtime will discourage employees from trying to "stand out."
Once again, it's upside down land over at Faux "news."
The president has signed an executive order instructing the Department of Labor to update and expand overtime regulations to cover more employees.
Fox Business host Stuart Varney on Thursday asserted that paying overtime could stifle companies like Google, and that a proposed White House change to overtime rules was essentially "buying votes."
President Obama signed an executive order this afternoon restoring overtime pay for working Americans.
The House Republican bill H.R. 1406 is the latest in a string of GOP attacks on workers' rights.
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