Column: Cost of blanket policies

August 16, 2016, by John Norris

Clock-CA-overtime-article-3I am on the board of directors of an organization that promotes adult literacy in the Birmingham area. We are blessed to have an energetic executive director and a wonderful staff. However, it is unfortunate we have to be in the business of educating adults, but that is a discussion for another time.

At a recent board meeting, the director brought up the upcoming changes to the overtime rules, which will take effect in December. Understandably, she is very worried about the potential impact this could have on the budget. After all, the goal is to eradicate as much illiteracy as we can with the resources we have. It isn’t punching the clock. (Read the full article as previously published in the Montgomery Advertiser August 15th, 2016)