Please everyone take a minute and read the attached article and click a letter to your senator, it takes very little time! You can write your own letter, edit the one already provided, or add your name to the bottom of the letter, doesn't matter just as long as you send it. Congress is possibly going to get away with this, taking away overtime pay for nurses.
This is from the AACN...
Action Alert: Use Your Voice to Block Overtime Pay Exclusion
Congressional attempts to block U.S. Department of Labor regulations that
would deny overtime pay for millions of American workers, including nurses,
failed when the Senate gave final approval to an omnibus appropriations
bill (HR 2673). AACN will continue to work with other nursing
organizations and members of Congress to contest these regulations and
support workers' rights to overtime pay. You can help by contacting your
congressional representatives and President Bush to express your
disappointment that the proposed overtime regulations remained and how
important overtime pay is to you. Go to