Gorsuch Sympathizes with Workers, Often Sides with Bosses

February 26, 2017

A review of dozens of employment cases that Neil Gorsuch has heard as a federal appeals judge shows a focus on texts and a fondness for scrutinizing definitions of words in legislation and the Constitution. Conservatives herald his strict approach. […]

Wendy’s Plans Self-Ordering Kiosks at 1,000 Locations

February 26, 2017

Wendy’s chief information officer, David Trimm, said the kiosks are intended to appeal to younger customers and reduce labor costs. Kiosks also allow customers of the fast food giant to circumvent long lines during peak dining hours while […]

Republicans Take Aim at Retirement Savings Program

February 26, 2017

“The United States is heading for a major retirement crisis, with the shift from pensions to 401(k)s leaving at least half of households in danger of running short of money in retirement ,” writes Laura Clawson in he Daily Kos. “There are a lot of […]

Graduate Students Vote to Unionize at Yale University

February 24, 2017

Graduate students from a half-dozen departments at Yale University have voted to form unions, setting up negotiations for contracts with the Ivy League school. The National Labor Relations Board administered elections Thursday […]

Krugman: Death and Taxes

February 24, 2017

“So why do Republicans hate Obamacare so much?” writes Paul Krugman in The New York Times. “It’s not because they have better ideas; as we’ve seen over the past few weeks, they’re coming up empty-handed on the ‘replace’ part of ‘repeal and replace.’ It’s not, I’m sorry to say, because they are deeply […]

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