California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger vetoed a bill that would have required agricultural employers to pay farmworkers overtime if they worked more than eight hours in a day or 40 hours during a week.
As it remains, they can work up to 60 hours in a week before receiving overtime.
Opponents of the bill pointed out that employers would just add more to a crew to keep workers at less than 40 hours. In the end, the worker who had counted on earning 60 hours' worth of wages would suffer from the reduced income.
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