NYT Editorial: How to Help Working People

December 5, 2016

The fate of the Obama-era labor reforms is in the hands of President-elect Donald Trump. What he decides to do will affect the pay and working conditions of tens of millions of people, making those decisions far more consequential […]

EPI: Ruling Against Overtime is Wrong in So Many Ways

November 30, 2016

“Judge Amos Mazzant’s opinion to block the Department of Labor’s new overtime rule is poorly reasoned and factually inaccurate,” writes Ross Eisenberry for The Economic Policy Institute. “Judge Mazzant does not know the history of the […]

What Happens If Obama’s Overtime Expansion is Reversed?

November 20, 2016

CBO finds that reversing the rule would strip nearly 4 million workers of overtime protections. According to the report, there are nearly 4 million workers whose employers will be required to pay them overtime when they work more than 40 hours […]

Group of 21 States Sues US Over New Overtime-Pay Rule

September 20, 2016

Twenty-one states filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the federal government seeking to overturn a sweeping regulation designed to qualify millions more Americans for overtime pay starting in December, a step the Obama administration considers […]

10,000 Chipotle Workers Are Suing Over Unpaid Wages

August 31, 2016

Just when it seemed like its troubles may be behind it, America’s most embattled fast-casual burrito chain has found itself in the midst of another legal battle. Almost 10,000 workers are suing Chipotle, alleging the company cheated them […]

Clinton Offers Vision for Economy, Rebukes Trump’s

August 1, 2016

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said in late June that if Congress does not close tax loopholes that give significant advantages to the wealthy and corporations, she will have the Treasury Department take up the issue — if she is elected […]

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