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California small business owners overwhelmingly support revising California's overtime laws to provide employers and their employees with more flexibility in regard to overtime hours worked, according to the 1996 California State Ballot, an annual survey of the 43,000 members of the National Federation of Independent Business.
By a vote of more than 90 percent, respondents favor enactment of a flexible overtime law.
"California is one of the only four states that count overtime as anything over eight hours a day, as opposed to computing it as anything over 40 hours a week. Enacting legislation for flexible overtime would greatly improve work conditions for small …