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2015/03/30 17:20
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At first blush, it wouldn't appear that older workers have it all that bad in today's economy. They got their start long before the economy's Troubles really began seven years ago (or even 17 years...
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2015/03/28 00:19
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U.S. President Barack Obama pauses during remarks at the SelectUSA Investment Summit in National Harbor, Maryland, March 23, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Earlier this week, the U.S. Commerce...
2015/03/27 07:19
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Philippe Boucher is a French translator at a company that contracts services to Microsoft. He is part of a movement of temporary workers who are trying to gain better workplace benefits and working...
2015/03/26 21:23
2015/03/26 21:23
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Just a few weeks ago, the Healthy Families Act — which would allow employees to earn up to seven days of paid sick leave — seemed like just another White House proposal doomed to die in the newly...
2015/03/24 13:20
2015/03/24 13:20
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With Sen. Ted Cruz's announcement on Monday that he'll run for president, the first major Republican candidate is officially in the race. Over at Politico, the Campaign Legal Center's Paul S. Ryan has...
2015/03/23 19:19
2015/03/23 19:19
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In the midst of an international freakout about what is to become of us as robots learn to do for free the things humans do to make a living, it’s easy to feel lost in the flurry of papers and panels...
2015/03/21 03:19
2015/03/21 03:19
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Johana Paola Beltran says she cooked, cleaned and gardened for a family of four, and was paid less than the Colorado state minimum wage. (Courtesy Johana Paola Beltran) When Johana Paola Beltran...
2015/03/20 18:20
2015/03/20 18:20
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A complaint filed by Dale Maisano. (U.S. Courts) Last week, the federal Administrative Office of the Courts released their 2014 case statistics, showing how many lawsuits had been filed in different...
2015/03/19 20:19
2015/03/19 20:19
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A bunch of this wasn't quite right with the law. (Photo provided by CWA) Carolina Figueroa works at a T-Mobile call center in Albuquerque, N.M., in the bilingual retention section, trying to talk...
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2015/03/18 19:19
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Big business, small business. (David Ryder/Reuters) In June of last year, Seattle became the first city in the United States to boost its minimum wage to $15. But not all at once: "Small" businesses,...
2015/03/16 20:19
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Piles of steel pipes are ready to be exported at a port in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province, China. (Reuters/Stringer) For those who find the idea of a rapidly growing China to be cause for concern --...
2015/03/13 15:20
2015/03/13 15:20
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Mary Will, left, with Local 68, and Corey Smith, right, with Local 113, chant during a rally inside the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison as the state Assembly debated the right-to-work bill March 5....
2015/03/12 11:33
2015/03/12 11:33
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In Dec. 2014, president Barack Obama nominated Colleen Bell—a soap opera producer—as the country’s next ambassador to Hungary. Before Bell’s confirmation vote, Obama’s 2008 Republican rival, senator...
2015/03/10 19:21
2015/03/10 19:21
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You don't need to worry about this as much as you used to. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) On Monday, we ran a story about how despite the fact that smoking marijuana is now essentially legal in Washington,...
2015/03/09 00:19
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As of February 26, marijuana is legal in D.C.—sort of. Here are the ins and outs of the complex new pot law. (Gillian Brockell/The Washington Post) If your employee shows up bleary-eyed, can you do...
2015/03/06 17:20
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Tea partyers haven't used the same tactics as left-wing populists, but a few of them are working against fast track, too. (REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque) On Wednesday, labor unions, immigrant groups, and...
2015/03/05 16:21
2015/03/05 16:21
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It's now a union shop. (Lydia DePillis/The Washington Post) Call it copycat unionism: Sometimes one workplace’s organizing efforts spread to another. That at least seems to be what's happening at...
2015/03/04 17:23
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There’s a good news/bad news situation for occupational injuries in the United States: Fewer people are getting hurt on the job. But those who do are getting less help. That’s according to a couple...
2015/03/03 18:19
2015/03/03 18:19
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An ironworker holds his helmet in Madison, WIsconsin, where those union stickers might not be worth much soon. (AP Photo/Wisconsin State Journal, M.P. King) It will also be a symbolic threshold:...
2015/03/03 01:45
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The Forbes 500 is still, as The New York Times described it in 1987, "a gossipy ranking of the country's richest people." Increasingly, those people are from the financial industry. Finance has not...
2015/03/30 17:20
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