The House voted 221-203 against a Bush administration proposal that could make some nurses ineligible for overtime, as well as potentially millions of other employees. The vote, largely symbolic, reverses the position the House took in July when it voted 213-210 to support the proposed revisions, which included an increase in the minimum salary threshold for required overtime and new definitions of white-collar workers. The Senate rejected the proposal in September. The House-Senate conference committee on 2004 appropriations could still decide to include the proposal in its final appropriations bill. -- by Tony Fong
House rejects overtime changes, reversing stance
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