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Orange County Register
How to really help out-of-work young adultsPresident Obama’s fiscal year 2017 budget proposal, released last week with a $
How to really help out-of-work young adults
Orange County Register / Posted 10 hours ago
President Obama’s fiscal year 2017 budget proposal, released last week with a $4.1 trillion price tag, contains a number of bad ideas and at least one good one: A program to help the country’s out-of-work young adults find a job. The president is... Read more
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Slate
Is the Clinton Campaign Panicking Over Nevada?Who's winning, who's losing, and why. Maybe not. But if they lose Nevada, then
Is the Clinton Campaign Panicking Over Nevada?
Slate / Posted 22 hours ago
Who's winning, who's losing, and why. Maybe not. But if they lose Nevada, then they have reason to worry. ­The Hillary Clinton campaign finally has New Hampshire and its easily duped white people in the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Disabled people are allowed to work for pennies per hour - but maybe not for much longerMost factory production disappeared long ago from the warehouses on the outskir
Disabled people are allowed to work for pennies per hour - but maybe not for much longer
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
Most factory production disappeared long ago from the warehouses on the outskirts of Baltimore. There is at least one remaining, however -- and it's a little different than what you might imagine. At the Chimes, a no-frills building in Milford Mill... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Why the oil industry couldbe a stain on economic recovery in USEarly Friday afternoon, Barack Obama took the stage at the White House briefing
Why the oil industry couldbe a stain on economic recovery in US
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 6 days ago
Early Friday afternoon, Barack Obama took the stage at the White House briefing room to announce that the US unemployment rate had dropped below 5% for the first time since February 2008. Under the president’s tenure unemployment has more than... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Barack Obama hails economic successes as unemployment rate drops below 5%After it was announced on Friday that US unemployment had fallen below 5% for t
Barack Obama hails economic successes as unemployment rate drops below 5%
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 8 days ago
After it was announced on Friday that US unemployment had fallen below 5% for the first time in eight years, Barack Obama made a surprise visit to the White House briefing room. Praising how far the economy had come on his watch, since the recession... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Unemployment falls to 4.9%, lowest in 8 yearsU.S. unemployment is back below 5% for the first time since 2008. However, hir
Unemployment falls to 4.9%, lowest in 8 years
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 8 days ago
U.S. unemployment is back below 5% for the first time since 2008. However, hiring is slowing down. The U.S. economy added only 151,000 jobs in January. That is way down from December when the economy gained 262,000 jobs. Economists surveyed by... Read more
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Wired News
The US Labor Chief Is Here to Figure Out How Silicon Valley WorksU.S. Department of Labor Secretary Thomas Perez in his office in Washington, on
The US Labor Chief Is Here to Figure Out How Silicon Valley Works
Wired News / Posted 8 days ago
U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Thomas Perez in his office in Washington, on September 17, 2015. T.J. Kirkpatrick/The New York Times/Redux The Secretary of Labor sits in a tiny conference room on a far edge of Pinterest’s headquarters in San... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
Democratic candidates for White House target Pahrump votersThe two Democratic presidential hopefuls' campaigns took aim at Pahrump in the
Democratic candidates for White House target Pahrump voters
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted 10 days ago
The two Democratic presidential hopefuls' campaigns took aim at Pahrump in the last week. U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom Perez made a stop in town Tuesday morning, campaigning for Hillary Clinton the morning after the Iowa Caucus. Perez spoke to... Read more
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Business Insurance
EEOC's data collection proposal could spike litigation against employersA U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission proposal that it start collectin
EEOC's data collection proposal could spike litigation against employers
Business Insurance / Posted 11 days ago
A U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission proposal that it start collecting pay data from employers with more than 100 workers will lead to more litigation and administrative proceedings filed against businesses by the agency and the plaintiffs... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Labor secretary campaigns in Carson City for Hillary ClintonU.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez came to Carson City Monday to give a pep talk to
Labor secretary campaigns in Carson City for Hillary Clinton
Nevada Appeal / Posted 11 days ago
U.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez came to Carson City Monday to give a pep talk to Hillary Clinton supporters, describing her as far and away the best prepared candidate to assume the presidency. “In this job, folks, there’s no apprentice period,”... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Port workers in New York and New Jersey go on strikeOver 1,000 workers at the Port of New York and New Jersey -- the largest on the
Port workers in New York and New Jersey go on strike
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 14 days ago
Over 1,000 workers at the Port of New York and New Jersey -- the largest on the East Coast -- went on strike Friday morning. One problem with the strike: the Port Authority, which operates the port, says it isn't sure why workers decided not to show... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
Port workers in New York and New Jersey go on strikeOver 1,000 workers at the Port of New York and New Jersey -- the largest on the
Port workers in New York and New Jersey go on strike
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted 14 days ago
Over 1,000 workers at the Port of New York and New Jersey -- the largest on the East Coast -- went on strike Friday morning. One problem with the strike: the Port Authority, which operates the port, says it isn't sure why workers decided not to show... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Port workers in New York and New Jersey go on strikeOver 1,000 workers at the Port of New York and New Jersey -- the largest on the
Port workers in New York and New Jersey go on strike
KY3 Springfield / Posted 14 days ago
Over 1,000 workers at the Port of New York and New Jersey -- the largest on the East Coast -- went on strike Friday morning. One problem with the strike: the Port Authority, which operates the port, says it isn't sure why workers decided not to show... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Port workers in New York and New Jersey go on strikeOver 1,000 workers at the Port of New York and New Jersey -- the largest on the
Port workers in New York and New Jersey go on strike
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 14 days ago
Over 1,000 workers at the Port of New York and New Jersey -- the largest on the East Coast -- went on strike Friday morning. One problem with the strike: the Port Authority, which operates the port, says it isn't sure why workers decided not to show... Read more
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News 8000
Port workers in New York and New Jersey go on strikeOver 1,000 workers at the Port of New York and New Jersey -- the largest on the
Port workers in New York and New Jersey go on strike
News 8000 / Posted 14 days ago
Over 1,000 workers at the Port of New York and New Jersey -- the largest on the East Coast -- went on strike Friday morning. One problem with the strike: the Port Authority, which operates the port, says it isn't sure why workers decided not to show... Read more
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KSBW Salinas
Port workers in New York and New Jersey go on strikeOver 1,000 workers at the Port of New York and New Jersey -- the largest on the
Port workers in New York and New Jersey go on strike
KSBW Salinas / Posted 14 days ago
Over 1,000 workers at the Port of New York and New Jersey -- the largest on the East Coast -- went on strike Friday morning. One problem with the strike: the Port Authority, which operates the port, says it isn't sure why workers decided not to show... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Port workers in New York and New Jersey go on strikeOver 1,000 workers at the Port of New York and New Jersey -- the largest on the
Port workers in New York and New Jersey go on strike
KECI Missoula / Posted 14 days ago
Over 1,000 workers at the Port of New York and New Jersey -- the largest on the East Coast -- went on strike Friday morning. One problem with the strike: the Port Authority, which operates the port, says it isn't sure why workers decided not to show... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Port workers in New York and New Jersey go on strikeOver 1,000 workers at the Port of New York and New Jersey -- the largest on the
Port workers in New York and New Jersey go on strike
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 14 days ago
Over 1,000 workers at the Port of New York and New Jersey -- the largest on the East Coast -- went on strike Friday morning. One problem with the strike: the Port Authority, which operates the port, says it isn't sure why workers decided not to show... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Port workers in New York and New Jersey go on strikeOver 1,000 workers at the Port of New York and New Jersey -- the largest on the
Port workers in New York and New Jersey go on strike
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 14 days ago
Over 1,000 workers at the Port of New York and New Jersey -- the largest on the East Coast -- went on strike Friday morning. One problem with the strike: the Port Authority, which operates the port, says it isn't sure why workers decided not to show... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Port workers in New York and New Jersey go on strike | Money - Home BURNS, Ore. (AP) — The latest on an armed group that took over
Port workers in New York and New Jersey go on strike
KTVZ Bend / Posted 14 days ago
| Money - Home BURNS, Ore. (AP) — The latest on an armed group that took over buildings at a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon (all times local): Port workers in New York and New Jersey go on... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Port workers in New York and New Jersey go on strikeOver 1,000 workers at the Port of New York and New Jersey -- the largest on the
Port workers in New York and New Jersey go on strike
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 14 days ago
Over 1,000 workers at the Port of New York and New Jersey -- the largest on the East Coast -- went on strike Friday morning. One problem with the strike: the Port Authority, which operates the port, says it isn't sure why workers decided not to show... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Port workers in New York and New Jersey go on strikeOver 1,000 workers at the Port of New York and New Jersey -- the largest on the
Port workers in New York and New Jersey go on strike
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 14 days ago
Over 1,000 workers at the Port of New York and New Jersey -- the largest on the East Coast -- went on strike Friday morning. One problem with the strike: the Port Authority, which operates the port, says it isn't sure why workers decided not to show... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Port workers in New York and New Jersey go on strikeOver 1,000 workers at the Port of New York and New Jersey -- the largest on the
Port workers in New York and New Jersey go on strike
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 14 days ago
Over 1,000 workers at the Port of New York and New Jersey -- the largest on the East Coast -- went on strike Friday morning. One problem with the strike: the Port Authority, which operates the port, says it isn't sure why workers decided not to show... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Quinn: Lyft, lucky and niceThat's my take of news that Lyft, the ride-booking firm, has settled a lawsuit
Quinn: Lyft, lucky and nice
Inside Bay Area / Posted 16 days ago
That's my take of news that Lyft, the ride-booking firm, has settled a lawsuit over whether its 100,000 California drivers should be classified as employees. By paying out $12.25 million and giving drivers a few concessions, Lyft, the main rival to... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Quinn: Lyft, lucky and niceThat's my take of news that Lyft, the ride-booking firm, has settled a lawsuit
Quinn: Lyft, lucky and nice
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 16 days ago
That's my take of news that Lyft, the ride-booking firm, has settled a lawsuit over whether its 100,000 California drivers should be classified as employees. By paying out $12.25 million and giving drivers a few concessions, Lyft, the main rival to... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Quinn: For Lyft, niceness pays offIt pays to be lucky. And nice. That’s my take of news that Lyft, the ride-hail
Quinn: For Lyft, niceness pays off
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
It pays to be lucky. And nice. That’s my take of news that Lyft, the ride-hailing firm, has settled a lawsuit over whether its 100,000 California drivers should be classified as employees. By paying out $12.25 million and giving drivers a few... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
Quinn: Lyft, lucky and niceThat's my take of news that Lyft, the ride-booking firm, has settled a lawsuit
Quinn: Lyft, lucky and nice
The Fremont Argus / Posted 16 days ago
That's my take of news that Lyft, the ride-booking firm, has settled a lawsuit over whether its 100,000 California drivers should be classified as employees. By paying out $12.25 million and giving drivers a few concessions, Lyft, the main rival to... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Quinn: Lyft, lucky and niceThat's my take of news that Lyft, the ride-hailing firm, has settled a lawsuit
Quinn: Lyft, lucky and nice
Silicon Valley / Posted 16 days ago
That's my take of news that Lyft, the ride-hailing firm, has settled a lawsuit over whether its 100,000 California drivers should be classified as employees. By paying out $12.25 million and giving drivers a few concessions, Lyft, the main rival to... Read more
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Accounting Today
Obama Seeks to Expand 401(k) Use by Employers Pooling Plans(Bloomberg) President Barack Obama will propose allowing small businesses to mo
Obama Seeks to Expand 401(k) Use by Employers Pooling Plans
Accounting Today / Posted 17 days ago
(Bloomberg) President Barack Obama will propose allowing small businesses to more easily pool 401(k) plans, in the hope that more Americans will adopt a crucial tool to save for retirement. The proposal, to be included in his 2017 budget, represents... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Obama to propose expanding retirement plansWASHINGTON — Changes that President Obama will propose to employer-sponsored re
Obama to propose expanding retirement plans
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
WASHINGTON — Changes that President Obama will propose to employer-sponsored retirement plans could help 30 million American workers have access to retirement savings, the White House said Monday. Obama's plan consists of of a number of legislative... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Officials from Obama's Cabinet lining up behind ClintonBy KATHLEEN HENNESSEY Associated Press Published: January 26, 2016 3:00 AM WAS
Officials from Obama's Cabinet lining up behind Clinton
The Alliance Review / Posted 18 days ago
By KATHLEEN HENNESSEY Associated Press Published: January 26, 2016 3:00 AM WASHINGTON -- Hillary Clinton hasn't just been wrapping herself in President Barack Obama's legacy lately. She's been... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Obama to propose expanding retirement plansWASHINGTON — Changes that President Obama will propose to employer-sponsored re
Obama to propose expanding retirement plans
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 18 days ago
WASHINGTON — Changes that President Obama will propose to employer-sponsored retirement plans could help 30 million American workers have access to retirement savings, the White House said Monday. Obama's plan consists of of a number of legislative... Read more
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Reuters
Obama makes new push to expand retirement savingsU.S. President Barack Obama boards Marine One as he departs from the White Hous
Obama makes new push to expand retirement savings
Reuters / Posted 18 days ago
U.S. President Barack Obama boards Marine One as he departs from the White House in Washington January 25, 2016. WASHINGTON U.S. President Barack Obama will propose in his upcoming budget measures to help more than 30 million Americans save for... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
How Big Is The Gig Economy? The Government Is Finally Going To Find OutThe gig economy has launched a healthy "future of work" panel circuit amid a ro
How Big Is The Gig Economy? The Government Is Finally Going To Find Out
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 18 days ago
The gig economy has launched a healthy "future of work" panel circuit amid a roaring debate over whether apps like Uber, Postmates, and Handy—which farm their work out task by task to an army of independent contractors instead of hiring workers as... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Clinton seeks help from CabinetWASHINGTON -- With an endorsement from President Barack Obama said to be unlike
Clinton seeks help from Cabinet
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
WASHINGTON -- With an endorsement from President Barack Obama said to be unlikely until after Democrats pick their presidential candidate, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton instead is turning to members of his Cabinet for help in securing... Read more
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ABC News
Officials From Obama's Cabinet Lining up Behind ClintonWith Obama's endorsement out of reach for now, Clinton's presidential campaign
Officials From Obama's Cabinet Lining up Behind Clinton
ABC News / Posted 19 days ago
With Obama's endorsement out of reach for now, Clinton's presidential campaign has racked up support from his administration's top officials. It's part of the effort to win over loyalists in the Obama coalition as Clinton — secretary of state in his... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Clinton, once in Cabinet, wins support from Obama officialsWith Obama's endorsement out of reach for now, Clinton's presidential campaign
Clinton, once in Cabinet, wins support from Obama officials
Chicago Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
With Obama's endorsement out of reach for now, Clinton's presidential campaign has racked up support from his administration's top officials. It's part of the effort to win over loyalists in the Obama coalition as Clinton — secretary of state in his... Read more
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The News & Observer
A week from Iowa, candidates flaunt endorsements, dismiss Bloomberg | News & Observer January 24, 2016 6:26 PM Only Donald Trump among GOP can
A week from Iowa, candidates flaunt endorsements, dismiss Bloomberg
The News & Observer / Posted 19 days ago
| News & Observer January 24, 2016 6:26 PM Only Donald Trump among GOP candidates excited about news of former... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Clinton, once in Cabinet, wins support from Obama officialsWASHINGTON (AP) - Hillary Clinton hasn't just been wrapping herself in Presiden
Clinton, once in Cabinet, wins support from Obama officials
KTTC Rochester / Posted 20 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Hillary Clinton hasn't just been wrapping herself in President Barack Obama's legacy. She's been wrapping herself in his Cabinet. Remember, she was Obama's first secretary of state. With Obama's endorsement out of reach for now,... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Clinton, once in Cabinet, wins support from Obama officialsWASHINGTON (AP) - Hillary Clinton hasn't just been wrapping herself in Presiden
Clinton, once in Cabinet, wins support from Obama officials
KWWL Iowa / Posted 20 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Hillary Clinton hasn't just been wrapping herself in President Barack Obama's legacy. She's been wrapping herself in his Cabinet. Remember, she was Obama's first secretary of state. With Obama's endorsement out of reach for now,... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Clinton, once in Cabinet, wins support from Obama officialsFILE - In this Dec. 4, 2015, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hill
Clinton, once in Cabinet, wins support from Obama officials
Stamford Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2015, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Labor Secretary Tom Perez, right, meet members of the audience following a Clinton campaign stop in Sioux City, Iowa. Clinton hasn’t just been wrapping... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Clinton, once in Cabinet, wins support from Obama officialsFILE - In this Dec. 4, 2015, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hill
Clinton, once in Cabinet, wins support from Obama officials
Connecticut Post / Posted 20 days ago
FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2015, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Labor Secretary Tom Perez, right, meet members of the audience following a Clinton campaign stop in Sioux City, Iowa. Clinton hasn’t just been wrapping... Read more
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