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Crowd protesting Companies are hoping workers can influence politicians to cut back the amount of costly regulations. (Image: Shutterstock)

More companies are urging their employees to also be their lobbyists, according Alexander Hertel-Fernandez, an assistant professor of international and public affairs at Columbia University, and the author of “Politics at Work: How Companies Turn their Workers into Lobbyists.”

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.

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