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MLive.com
U.S. Labor secretary to talk $15 minimum wage in DetroitDETROIT, MI -- U.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez plans to visit Detroit on Tuesday
U.S. Labor secretary to talk $15 minimum wage in Detroit
MLive.com / Posted 4 days ago
DETROIT, MI -- U.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez plans to visit Detroit on Tuesday in a pre-Labor Day tour focused on narrowing opportunity gaps. The tour took Perez to New Jersey, Nebraska and Missouri last week, visiting a YouthBuild program site in... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Labor Secretary Tom Perez To Join The Fight For $15WASHINGTON -- Fast-food workers who are hoping to raise the minimum wage will f
Labor Secretary Tom Perez To Join The Fight For $15
The Huffington Post / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON -- Fast-food workers who are hoping to raise the minimum wage will find an ally in the Obama White House this week, with Labor Secretary Tom Perez traveling to Detroit on Tuesday to show his solidarity with the so-called Fight for... Read more
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KMBC-TV Kansas City
Labor secretary touts success stories at MCCThe U.S. secretary of labor visited Kansas City on Tuesday, part of a nationwid
Labor secretary touts success stories at MCC
KMBC-TV Kansas City / Posted 10 days ago
The U.S. secretary of labor visited Kansas City on Tuesday, part of a nationwide tour to follow up on millions of dollars in federal grants given to Metropolitan Community College. Tom Perez toured the machine shop and robotics labs at MCC’s... Read more
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TechCrunch
Politicized “Gig Economy” May Make Changing Status Quo More DifficultThe so-called “sharing economy,” which some affectionately (or pejoratively) de
Politicized “Gig Economy” May Make Changing Status Quo More Difficult
TechCrunch / Posted 13 days ago
The so-called “sharing economy,” which some affectionately (or pejoratively) describe as the “gigeconomy,” is becoming a highly politicized issue in the 2016 presidential election. As the “sharing economy” capitalizes on crowdsourcing everyday tasks... Read more
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Financial Planning.com
Lawmakers Concerned Over Tighter Standards for Retirement AdviceOur daily roundup of retirement news your clients may be thinking about. Sever
Lawmakers Concerned Over Tighter Standards for Retirement Advice
Financial Planning.com / Posted 16 days ago
Our daily roundup of retirement news your clients may be thinking about. Several senators wrote to Labor Secretary Tom Perez calling for changes to proposed rules that would require financial professionals to meet fiduciary standards when providing... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Time to be a parentThis point hit home hard with Regan Long each time she found herself pregnant b
Time to be a parent
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
This point hit home hard with Regan Long each time she found herself pregnant but didn't have paid maternity leave from her teaching job. Long, 31, of Turbotville, now advocates on behalf of working parents who find themselves in similar... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Labor agreement at Bangor draws praiseBANGOR — A labor agreement being used to help build the second explosives handl
Labor agreement at Bangor draws praise
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 18 days ago
BANGOR — A labor agreement being used to help build the second explosives handling wharf at Bangor is drawing praise. U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer is pushing for greater use of Project Labor Agreements like the one at Bangor. It was the first time the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Executive order possible for paid sick leave for federal contractorsWASHINGTON — President Obama is considering signing an executive order requirin
Executive order possible for paid sick leave for federal contractors
TribLIVE / Posted 23 days ago
WASHINGTON — President Obama is considering signing an executive order requiring all federal contractors to offer paid sick leave to their employees, two individuals familiar with the deliberations said Wednesday. The executive order, which is in... Read more
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KEPR Pasco
Obama weighs requiring paid sick leave for government contractors WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is considering signing an executive
Obama weighs requiring paid sick leave for government contractors
KEPR Pasco / Posted 23 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is considering signing an executive order requiring all federal contractors to offer paid sick leave to their employees, two individuals... Read more
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KATU Portland
Obama weighs requiring paid sick leave for government contractors WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is considering signing an executive
Obama weighs requiring paid sick leave for government contractors
KATU Portland / Posted 23 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is considering signing an executive order requiring all federal contractors to offer paid sick leave to their employees, two individuals... Read more
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KBOI-TV Boise
Obama weighs requiring paid sick leave for government contractors WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is considering signing an executive
Obama weighs requiring paid sick leave for government contractors
KBOI-TV Boise / Posted 23 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is considering signing an executive order requiring all federal contractors to offer paid sick leave to their employees, two individuals... Read more
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KIMA Yakima
Obama weighs requiring paid sick leave for government contractors WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is considering signing an executive
Obama weighs requiring paid sick leave for government contractors
KIMA Yakima / Posted 23 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is considering signing an executive order requiring all federal contractors to offer paid sick leave to their employees, two individuals... Read more
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KVAL Eugene
Obama weighs requiring paid sick leave for government contractors WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is considering signing an executive
Obama weighs requiring paid sick leave for government contractors
KVAL Eugene / Posted 23 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is considering signing an executive order requiring all federal contractors to offer paid sick leave to their employees, two individuals... Read more
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KOMO Seattle
Obama weighs requiring paid sick leave for government contractors WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is considering signing an executive
Obama weighs requiring paid sick leave for government contractors
KOMO Seattle / Posted 23 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is considering signing an executive order requiring all federal contractors to offer paid sick leave to their employees, two individuals... Read more
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Bakersfield Now
Obama weighs requiring paid sick leave for government contractors WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is considering signing an executive
Obama weighs requiring paid sick leave for government contractors
Bakersfield Now / Posted 23 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is considering signing an executive order requiring all federal contractors to offer paid sick leave to their employees, two individuals... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Obama weighs requiring paid sick leave for gov't contractorsWASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is considering signing an executive or
Obama weighs requiring paid sick leave for gov't contractors
New Jersey Herald / Posted 23 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is considering signing an executive order requiring all federal contractors to offer paid sick leave to their employees, two individuals familiar with the deliberations said Wednesday. The executive order,... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Obama weighs requiring paid sick leave for gov't contractorsWASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is considering signing an executive or
Obama weighs requiring paid sick leave for gov't contractors
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 23 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is considering signing an executive order requiring all federal contractors to offer paid sick leave to their employees, two individuals familiar with the deliberations said Wednesday. The executive order,... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Obama weighs requiring paid sick leave for gov't contractorsWASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is considering signing an executive or
Obama weighs requiring paid sick leave for gov't contractors
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 23 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is considering signing an executive order requiring all federal contractors to offer paid sick leave to their employees, two individuals familiar with the deliberations said Wednesday. The executive order,... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Obama weighs requiring paid sick leave for gov't contractorsWASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is considering signing an executive or
Obama weighs requiring paid sick leave for gov't contractors
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 23 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is considering signing an executive order requiring all federal contractors to offer paid sick leave to their employees, two individuals familiar with the deliberations said Wednesday. The executive order,... Read more
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ABC News
Obama Weighs Requiring Paid Sick Leave for Gov't ContractorsPresident Barack Obama is considering signing an executive order requiring all
Obama Weighs Requiring Paid Sick Leave for Gov't Contractors
ABC News / Posted 23 days ago
President Barack Obama is considering signing an executive order requiring all federal contractors to offer paid sick leave to their employees, two individuals familiar with the deliberations said Wednesday. The executive order, which is in the... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Occupational Health News RoundupThousands of foreign workers in the U.S. — workers here legally through a visa
Occupational Health News Roundup
ScienceBlogs / Posted 29 days ago
Thousands of foreign workers in the U.S. — workers here legally through a visa program that allows employers to import workers from abroad — are abused, imprisoned and exploited. And the government does little to stop it, according to an... Read more

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