Overtime 63:
Walkin' Papers

"...A few townsfolk like Jeremiah and Thomas worked second shift; they were expected to finish the leftover jobs from first shift and quickly move on to the 'crap' jobs. That's what came with twenty cents more an hour in pay, known as a shift differential. Hardly worth it, but dimes do add up if you're counting them for years...."

June Thompson lives in a small Wisconsin town. She's a child of blue-collar parents. She has worked in manufacturing-from assembling cell phones to packaging candy and building electric motors. She's been a teacher, manager, blue-collar worker, and freelance writer.

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