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The Advocate
Defense motion, unopposed by government, would unseal pleadings in Danziger Bridge caseHorn probe, including those from lead prosecutor Barbara “Bobbi” Bernstein; Roy
Defense motion, unopposed by government, would unseal pleadings in Danziger Bridge case
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
Horn probe, including those from lead prosecutor Barbara “Bobbi” Bernstein; Roy Austin Jr., now a White House adviser; and Thomas Perez, now the secretary of labor. Austin and Perez formerly had senior positions in the Justice Department’s Civil... Read more
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The Advocate
Motion, unnoposed by opposition, would unseal pleadings in Danziger Bridge caseHorn probe, including those from lead prosecutor Barbara “Bobbi” Bernstein; Roy
Motion, unnoposed by opposition, would unseal pleadings in Danziger Bridge case
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
Horn probe, including those from lead prosecutor Barbara “Bobbi” Bernstein; Roy Austin Jr., now a White House adviser; and Thomas Perez, now the secretary of labor. Austin and Perez formerly had senior positions in the Justice Department’s Civil... Read more
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ajc.com
More dying at work in Georgiaand report to jobs that provide for their families, strengthen our communities
More dying at work in Georgia
ajc.com / Posted 2 days ago
and report to jobs that provide for their families, strengthen our communities and grow our economy,” U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez said in a statement Thursday. “Too many of them – on average, 13 workers a day – don’t make it back at the end... Read more
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WBUR Boston
Labor Secretary: States Lead The Way On Family Leave, But Mass. Could Do MoreLabor Secretary Thomas Perez speaking in 2015. (Molly Riley/AP File) CAMBRIDGE
Labor Secretary: States Lead The Way On Family Leave, But Mass. Could Do More
WBUR Boston / Posted 3 days ago
Labor Secretary Thomas Perez speaking in 2015. (Molly Riley/AP File) CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Being able to take paid time off for illness or to care for a newborn child is not just important for families, but for the country’s global competitiveness.... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Get Ready For The Veepstakes, Everybody!are Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, former Massachusetts Gov.r Deval Patri
Get Ready For The Veepstakes, Everybody!
The Huffington Post / Posted 4 days ago
are Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, former Massachusetts Gov.r Deval Patrick, and Obama administration Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, who worked for the late Massachusetts Sen. Ted Kennedy. As the media will make much of Clinton's need to... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
U.S. labor secretary plugs apprenticeships here—and ducks VP talkstrategy. In an interview late yesterday after speaking to a Chicagoland Chamb
U.S. labor secretary plugs apprenticeships here—and ducks VP talk
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 4 days ago
strategy. In an interview late yesterday after speaking to a Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce meeting, U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez also defended the Obama administration's foreign-trade policies and called for a higher minimum wage, though not... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Hillary Clinton: who would she choose as a running mate?electorate angry about jobs and investment going abroad. Former Massachusetts
Hillary Clinton: who would she choose as a running mate?
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 days ago
electorate angry about jobs and investment going abroad. Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick in 2009. Photo: AP Thomas Perez, secretary of labor since 2013: More appeal to Hispanics and Catholics – Perez is the son of Dominican... Read more
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The Age
Hillary Clinton: who would she choose as a running mate?electorate angry about jobs and investment going abroad. Former Massachusetts
Hillary Clinton: who would she choose as a running mate?
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
electorate angry about jobs and investment going abroad. Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick in 2009. Photo: AP Thomas Perez, secretary of labor since 2013: More appeal to Hispanics and Catholics – Perez is the son of Dominican... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Hillary Clinton: who would she choose as a running mate?electorate angry about jobs and investment going abroad. Former Massachusetts
Hillary Clinton: who would she choose as a running mate?
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
electorate angry about jobs and investment going abroad. Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick in 2009. Photo: AP Thomas Perez, secretary of labor since 2013: More appeal to Hispanics and Catholics – Perez is the son of Dominican... Read more
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WA Today
Hillary Clinton: who would she choose as a running mate?electorate angry about jobs and investment going abroad. Former Massachusetts
Hillary Clinton: who would she choose as a running mate?
WA Today / Posted 4 days ago
electorate angry about jobs and investment going abroad. Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick in 2009. Photo: AP Thomas Perez, secretary of labor since 2013: More appeal to Hispanics and Catholics – Perez is the son of Dominican... Read more
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Canberra Times
Hillary Clinton: who would she choose as a running mate?electorate angry about jobs and investment going abroad. Former Massachusetts
Hillary Clinton: who would she choose as a running mate?
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
electorate angry about jobs and investment going abroad. Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick in 2009. Photo: AP Thomas Perez, secretary of labor since 2013: More appeal to Hispanics and Catholics – Perez is the son of Dominican... Read more
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Boston Globe
Deval Patrick is reportedly on the Hillary Clinton campaign's short list for vice presidentbe considering Virginia Sens. Tim Kaine and Mark Warner, Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brow
Deval Patrick is reportedly on the Hillary Clinton campaign's short list for vice president
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
be considering Virginia Sens. Tim Kaine and Mark Warner, Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown, New Jersey Sen. Corey Booker, Labor Sec. Thomas Perez, and Julian Castro, the secretary of housing. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren also “has not been ruled... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Clinton team cautiously begins to ponder choices for running matewing of the party and a swing state; former Gov. Deval Patrick of Massachusetts
Clinton team cautiously begins to ponder choices for running mate
The Seattle Times / Posted 7 days ago
wing of the party and a swing state; former Gov. Deval Patrick of Massachusetts, a prominent African-American Democrat; and Thomas Perez, President Obama’s labor secretary and a civil-rights lawyer. Hillary Clinton is also open to a woman, campaign... Read more
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The Advocate
Danziger case showed failures all aroundsmall role in the online commenting, and Engelhardt asserted Wednesday that the
Danziger case showed failures all around
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
small role in the online commenting, and Engelhardt asserted Wednesday that their cover-up of that mistake went as high as Thomas Perez, then the head of the division, now U.S. Labor Secretary. Engelhardt’s inquiries prompted the division to... Read more
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The Advocate
With Danziger Bridge pleas, federal judge unloads on top government officialswho once led the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. One
With Danziger Bridge pleas, federal judge unloads on top government officials
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
who once led the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. One of them, current U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, is being mentioned as a potential running mate for likely Democratic Party presidential nominee Hillary... Read more
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The Advocate
With Danziger Bridge pleas, federal judge unloads on top government officialsappointees who once led the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Jus
With Danziger Bridge pleas, federal judge unloads on top government officials
The Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
appointees who once led the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. One of them, U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, is now being bandied as a potential running mate for likely Democratic Party nominee Hillary Clinton. Citing... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Labor Secretary Perez in town, comments on trade agreementsabout the impact on jobs here in Western New York and the rest of the country s
Labor Secretary Perez in town, comments on trade agreements
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 13 days ago
about the impact on jobs here in Western New York and the rest of the country still loom large. U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, a Western New York native, was in town Sunday campaigning for Hillary Clinton. We caught up with him at an... Read more
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Herald Sun
Mum’s shocking video of teachers smacking sona wooden paddle. In the first video, which has been viewed more than three mil
Mum’s shocking video of teachers smacking son
Herald Sun / Posted 14 days ago
a wooden paddle. In the first video, which has been viewed more than three million times on Facebook, mother Shana Marie Perez looks on helplessly as two female administrators at Jasper County Primary School in Georgia prepare to punish her... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Mum’s shocking video of teachers smacking sona wooden paddle. In the first video, which has been viewed more than three mil
Mum’s shocking video of teachers smacking son
The Courier Mail / Posted 14 days ago
a wooden paddle. In the first video, which has been viewed more than three million times on Facebook, mother Shana Marie Perez looks on helplessly as two female administrators at Jasper County Primary School in Georgia prepare to punish her... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Mum’s shocking video of teachers smacking sona wooden paddle. In the first video, which has been viewed more than three mil
Mum’s shocking video of teachers smacking son
Daily Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
a wooden paddle. In the first video, which has been viewed more than three million times on Facebook, mother Shana Marie Perez looks on helplessly as two female administrators at Jasper County Primary School in Georgia prepare to punish her... Read more
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Perth Now
Mum’s shocking video of teachers smacking sona wooden paddle. In the first video, which has been viewed more than three mil
Mum’s shocking video of teachers smacking son
Perth Now / Posted 14 days ago
a wooden paddle. In the first video, which has been viewed more than three million times on Facebook, mother Shana Marie Perez looks on helplessly as two female administrators at Jasper County Primary School in Georgia prepare to punish her... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Mum’s shocking video of teachers smacking sona wooden paddle. In the first video, which has been viewed more than three mil
Mum’s shocking video of teachers smacking son
Adelaide Now / Posted 14 days ago
a wooden paddle. In the first video, which has been viewed more than three million times on Facebook, mother Shana Marie Perez looks on helplessly as two female administrators at Jasper County Primary School in Georgia prepare to punish her... Read more
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Business Wire
Worklaw Attorneys File Motion for a Temporary Restraining Order to Prevent Implementation of New “Persuader Rule” Interpretationmatters – today filed a Motion for a Temporary Restraining Order against the U.
Worklaw Attorneys File Motion for a Temporary Restraining Order to Prevent Implementation of New “Persuader Rule” Interpretation
Business Wire / Posted 15 days ago
matters – today filed a Motion for a Temporary Restraining Order against the U.S. Department of Labor and Secretary Thomas Perez to prevent implementation or enforcement of the new Interpretation of the “persuader rule.” The Network... Read more
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Daily Mail
Mom videos five-old son getting ready to be paddled at schoolPerez videoed school officials attempting to paddle son at Jasper County Primar
Mom videos five-old son getting ready to be paddled at school
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
Perez videoed school officials attempting to paddle son at Jasper County Primary School in Georgia Five-year-old, Thomas Perez, can be seen trying to escape the paddling Perez said she only agreed to paddling because she didn't want to go... Read more
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Raw Story
Georgia woman says he had to let school principal paddle her son or go to jailvideo, which has been shared more than 21,000 times since being posted on Wedne
Georgia woman says he had to let school principal paddle her son or go to jail
Raw Story / Posted 16 days ago
video, which has been shared more than 21,000 times since being posted on Wednesday, shows her 5-year-old son Thomas Perez being paddled by Jasper County Primary School Principal Pam Edge while being restrained by Assistant Principal... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Labor proposal onerous, AGs saylegal counsel. Department of Labor officials declined to comment on the suit b
Labor proposal onerous, AGs say
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
legal counsel. Department of Labor officials declined to comment on the suit but reissued a statement that Labor Secretary Thomas Perez made late last month. "Workers should know who is behind an anti-union message. It's a matter of basic... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Explosives handling wharf at Bangor costs $267 million less than expectedand timely completion of projects within budget. Among those participating in
Explosives handling wharf at Bangor costs $267 million less than expected
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 18 days ago
and timely completion of projects within budget. Among those participating in Kilmer's meeting Monday were Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, director of the White House Domestic Policy Council Celia Munoz, Assistant Secretary of the Navy Steven Iselin,... Read more
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Newsmax
AARP Helped Obama Thwart Wall Street on Tougher Broker RuleAARP and Labor staff discussing guest lists for events, writing questions for a
AARP Helped Obama Thwart Wall Street on Tougher Broker Rule
Newsmax / Posted 18 days ago
AARP and Labor staff discussing guest lists for events, writing questions for an appearance in Miami by Labor Secretary Thomas Perez and strategizing on how to plant positive media articles. President Barack Obama himself announced the policy’s... Read more
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Newsmax
AARP Helped Obama Thwart Wall Street on Tougher Broker RuleAARP and Labor staff discussing guest lists for events, writing questions for a
AARP Helped Obama Thwart Wall Street on Tougher Broker Rule
Newsmax / Posted 18 days ago
AARP and Labor staff discussing guest lists for events, writing questions for an appearance in Miami by Labor Secretary Thomas Perez and strategizing on how to plant positive media articles. President Barack Obama himself announced the policy’s... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Retirement advisers must meet criteriafrom both the financial industry and consumer advocates. This is a huge win fo
Retirement advisers must meet criteria
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
from both the financial industry and consumer advocates. This is a huge win for the middle class, Labor Secretary Thomas Perez said in a conference call with reporters. We are putting in place a fundamental principle of consumer... Read more
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Salon.com
“There’s a reason his name rhymes with dump”: Labor secretary slaughters Donald Trump’s bogus unemployment statistics“Real Time” host Bill Maher Friday night sat down with Secretary of Labor Thoma
“There’s a reason his name rhymes with dump”: Labor secretary slaughters Donald Trump’s bogus unemployment statistics
Salon.com / Posted 21 days ago
“Real Time” host Bill Maher Friday night sat down with Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez. Maher began by citing GOP frontrunner Donald Trump’s hearsay statistic that the unemployment rate is upwards of 42% — an infuriatingly ridiculous figure that... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Crisalida Berry Farms in Oxnard seeks to equalize food productionexplains how strawberries grow to Peter O'Driscoll, executive director of the E
Crisalida Berry Farms in Oxnard seeks to equalize food production
Ventura County Star / Posted 22 days ago
explains how strawberries grow to Peter O'Driscoll, executive director of the Equitable Food Initiative; Labor Secretary Thomas Perez; Arturo Rodriguez, president of United Farm Workers; and Rep. Julia Brownley. JUAN CARLO/THE STAR (Left to... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
US Labor Secretary Perez to address law school commencementBRISTOL, R.I. (AP) - U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez is scheduled to deliver
US Labor Secretary Perez to address law school commencement
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 22 days ago
BRISTOL, R.I. (AP) - U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez is scheduled to deliver the keynote address at the Roger Williams University School of Law's commencement ceremony. Perez is a civil rights lawyer by training, with degrees from Brown University... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
'SNL,' Anderson Cooper, 'Outlander'“Shark Tank,” NBC’s “Grimm” and CBS’ “Hawaii Five-0” and “Blue Bloods.” Comedi
'SNL,' Anderson Cooper, 'Outlander'
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 22 days ago
“Shark Tank,” NBC’s “Grimm” and CBS’ “Hawaii Five-0” and “Blue Bloods.” Comedian Kathy Griffin and U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez are interview guests on “Real Time With Bill Maher” at 10 p.m. Friday on HBO. The panel will be author Max... Read more
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Market Watch
Think your financial adviser has to act in your best interest? Think againinvestors don’t have the tools to evaluate the differences between suitable and
Think your financial adviser has to act in your best interest? Think again
Market Watch / Posted 22 days ago
investors don’t have the tools to evaluate the differences between suitable and best interest. (Of note, Labor Secretary of Thomas Perez and others at yesterday press conference for the new conflict-of-interest rule repeatedly expressed similar... Read more
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Investopedia
A First Look at the Finalized Fiduciary RuleTiming The final version of all aspects of the new fiduciary standard will be
A First Look at the Finalized Fiduciary Rule
Investopedia / Posted 23 days ago
Timing The final version of all aspects of the new fiduciary standard will be effective on Jan. 1, 2018. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez indicated that the new rules would be implemented in phases beginning in April, 2017. This was lengthened from... Read more
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Business Insurance
U.S. weakens retirement advice rule, responding to industryshort as a paragraph, signed later and tucked into paperwork that customers sig
U.S. weakens retirement advice rule, responding to industry
Business Insurance / Posted 23 days ago
short as a paragraph, signed later and tucked into paperwork that customers sign when opening new accounts, Labor Secretary Thomas Perez said. The final version also loosened guidelines on pay, allowing advisers to collect “common types of... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Wounds reopened as ex-coal chief gets 1 year in prisonfamily and employees. Though Blankenship received the harshest penalties possi
Wounds reopened as ex-coal chief gets 1 year in prison
The Marietta Times / Posted 23 days ago
family and employees. Though Blankenship received the harshest penalties possible for the conspiracy, U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, prosecutors and the family members said the punishment didn't fit the crime. "I miss my family. (Blankenship)... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Ex-coal CEO gets 1 year in prison for deadly mine blastfamily and employees. Though Blankenship received the harshest penalties possi
Ex-coal CEO gets 1 year in prison for deadly mine blast
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 23 days ago
family and employees. Though Blankenship received the harshest penalties possible for the conspiracy, U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, prosecutors and the family members said the punishment didn't fit the crime. "I miss my family. (Blankenship)... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
coal CEO gets 1 year in prison for deadly mine blastfamily and employees. Though Blankenship received the harshest penalties possi
coal CEO gets 1 year in prison for deadly mine blast
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 23 days ago
family and employees. Though Blankenship received the harshest penalties possible for the conspiracy, U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, prosecutors and the family members said the punishment didn't fit the crime. "I miss my family. (Blankenship)... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Wounds reopened as ex-coal chief Don Blankenship gets 1 year in prisonfamily and employees. Though Blankenship received the harshest penalties possi
Wounds reopened as ex-coal chief Don Blankenship gets 1 year in prison
Savannah Morning News / Posted 23 days ago
family and employees. Though Blankenship received the harshest penalties possible for the conspiracy, U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, prosecutors and the family members said the punishment didn't fit the crime. "I miss my family. (Blankenship)... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Wounds reopened as ex-coal chief gets 1 year in prisonfamily and employees. Though Blankenship received the harshest penalties possi
Wounds reopened as ex-coal chief gets 1 year in prison
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 23 days ago
family and employees. Though Blankenship received the harshest penalties possible for the conspiracy, U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, prosecutors and the family members said the punishment didn't fit the crime. "I miss my family. (Blankenship)... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Wounds reopened as ex-coal chief gets 1 year in prisonfamily and employees. Though Blankenship received the harshest penalties possi
Wounds reopened as ex-coal chief gets 1 year in prison
Ventura County Star / Posted 23 days ago
family and employees. Though Blankenship received the harshest penalties possible for the conspiracy, U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, prosecutors and the family members said the punishment didn't fit the crime. "I miss my family. (Blankenship)... Read more
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Williamson Daily News
Wounds reopened as ex-coal chief gets 1 year in prisonfamily and employees. Though Blankenship received the harshest penalties possi
Wounds reopened as ex-coal chief gets 1 year in prison
Williamson Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
family and employees. Though Blankenship received the harshest penalties possible for the conspiracy, U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, prosecutors and the family members said the punishment didn’t fit the crime. “I miss my family. (Blankenship)... Read more
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Newsmax
Obama Weakens Retirement Advice Rule, Caving to Industry Pressureshort as a paragraph, signed later and tucked into paperwork that customers sig
Obama Weakens Retirement Advice Rule, Caving to Industry Pressure
Newsmax / Posted 23 days ago
short as a paragraph, signed later and tucked into paperwork that customers sign when opening new accounts, Labor Secretary Thomas Perez said. The final version also loosened guidelines on pay, allowing advisers to collect "common types of... Read more
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Newsmax
Obama Retirement Rules Target Indexed Annuitiesinvestments that may be more expensive. That compensation structure puts retire
Obama Retirement Rules Target Indexed Annuities
Newsmax / Posted 23 days ago
investments that may be more expensive. That compensation structure puts retirees at risk, according to Labor Secretary Thomas Perez. “This is the case about a system that is structurally flawed. The incentives are not aligned,” Perez said... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Ex-Coal CEO Don Blankenship Sentenced to One Year in Prisonfamily and employees. Though Blankenship received the harshest penalties possi
Ex-Coal CEO Don Blankenship Sentenced to One Year in Prison
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 23 days ago
family and employees. Though Blankenship received the harshest penalties possible for the conspiracy, U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, prosecutors and the family members said the punishment didn't fit the crime. "I miss my family. (Blankenship)... Read more
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Brisbane Times
'Customer first' now US retirement savings lawcompany or other third party for recommending a particular investment. "This i
'Customer first' now US retirement savings law
Brisbane Times / Posted 23 days ago
company or other third party for recommending a particular investment. "This is a huge win for the middle class," said Thomas Perez, secretary of the Labor Department. "In far too many places and on far too many issues, the rules no longer work... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Wounds reopened as ex-coal chief gets 1 year in prisonfamily and employees. Though Blankenship received the harshest penalties possi
Wounds reopened as ex-coal chief gets 1 year in prison
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 23 days ago
family and employees. Though Blankenship received the harshest penalties possible for the conspiracy, U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, prosecutors and the family members said the punishment didn't fit the crime. "I miss my family. (Blankenship)... Read more
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WA Today
'Customer first' now US retirement savings lawcompany or other third party for recommending a particular investment. "This i
'Customer first' now US retirement savings law
WA Today / Posted 23 days ago
company or other third party for recommending a particular investment. "This is a huge win for the middle class," said Thomas Perez, secretary of the Labor Department. "In far too many places and on far too many issues, the rules no longer work... Read more
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