A proposal from state Sen. Glenn Grothman, R-West Bend, would allow workers in Wisconsin to work seven days in a row with no day off.
Grothman's proposal would roll back a state law that requires businesses to provide employees with at least one 24-hour period of rest in each calendar week.
"Right now in Wisconsin, you're not supposed to work seven days in a row, which is a little ridiculous because all sorts of people want to work seven days a week," Grothman told The Huffington Post in an interview.
The Huffington Post reported that Grothman had sent an email seeking co-sponsors for the bill on Friday. Grothman said the bill is about "freedom" and allowing workers to make more money from overtime hours.
However, Ross Eisenbrey, vice president of the Economic Policy Institute, told the Huffington Post that the proposal could result in employers forcing workers to work overtime.
The news elicited some strong reactions as it broke late Friday afternoon. One Twitter user wrote that it was the first time she'd ever agreed with a Republican, while another asked if it was a "bad joke."
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