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Some workers work harder with layoffs looming

Saturday, June 6, 2009 | 4:41 p.m. CDT; updated 8:19 p.m. CDT, Saturday, June 6, 2009

Her job description says Madeline Adams is a social worker. But lately she's begun volunteering for tasks she never had before at the St. Louis marriage counseling agency where she works: planning events, ordering supplies, stocking shelves. She estimates she's put in hundreds of hours of unpaid overtime work.

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