Inside the battle to overhaul overtime — and what it says about how lobbying has changed

Inside the battle to overhaul overtime — and what it says about how lobbying has changed

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Meanwhile, both sides have tried to claim the allegiance of the nonprofit sector, which is torn between a belief that the rule might help low-income people and the recognition that complying with it could strain their own budgets. Accordingly, many nonprofits have avoided allying themselves with either side.

“We can’t do politics. We can’t be dragged into it,” says David Thompson, vice president of public policy for the National Council of Nonprofits. “The business community would love for us to be a shield. The labor community would love for us to be a champion.”

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