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Justice Department

Justice Department

Justice Department

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NPR's Barbara Bradley reports on a lawsuit filed against the Justice Department by its own prosecutors. The lawyers say the department unlawfully requires them to work unpaid overtime. The suit seeks as much as 500 million dollars in back pay. The Justice Department says the lawyers are professionals who took their jobs knowing that they would not get overtime pay.

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