Overtime Rule Stumps Congress on Hill Staffers‘ Pay


James Moran, who served for 24 years in the House of Representatives before joining McDermott as a lobbyist, said that while most members of Congress “ are of the sentiment that it’s impractical to be paying overtime” to staffers, “the problem is that this is the body that makes the laws that others have to comply with, so it’s a little awkward when you exempt yourself from the very laws that you’re expecting others in the public and private sector to comply with.” Read the full article.