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Los Angeles Times
Squeezed garment factories use check cashing services to mask true wages, workers sayAfter a week of 10-hour days folding and packaging clothing, Jesus Francisco Mo
Squeezed garment factories use check cashing services to mask true wages, workers say
Los Angeles Times / Posted 15 hours ago
After a week of 10-hour days folding and packaging clothing, Jesus Francisco Moreno walked out of the factory in downtown Los Angeles on a recent Monday afternoon to collect his $450 in wages. Holding a personal check, with no required deductions, he... Read more
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Mashable
4 ways you can help curb the tech industry's child labor problemRenovat Ndabashinze/Anadolu Agency/Getty The device you're using to read this
4 ways you can help curb the tech industry's child labor problem
Mashable / Posted 18 hours ago
Renovat Ndabashinze/Anadolu Agency/Getty The device you're using to read this story may have its roots in child labor. In a society infatuated with tech, we rarely stop to think about how that tech is made. But many of the little parts... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Why $1.5 million for Maine’s forest products industry is just a startPORTLAND, Maine — Maine’s forest products industry has had a tough couple of de
Why $1.5 million for Maine’s forest products industry is just a start
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
PORTLAND, Maine — Maine’s forest products industry has had a tough couple of decades. That’s why political officials gave such plaudits Friday to the U.S. Department of Commerce. The agency allocated $1.5 million to help Maine find a way forward for... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Nuclear worker: ‘Retaliation is very real at Hanford'not degrading and retaliatory, explain to me what is.” The 222 S Lab is a 70,0
Nuclear worker: ‘Retaliation is very real at Hanford'
KREM.com Spokane / Posted yesterday
not degrading and retaliatory, explain to me what is.” The 222 S Lab is a 70,000 square foot facility operated by the U.S. Department of Energy’s contractor, Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS). Work in the lab consists of analyzing... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Nuclear worker: ‘Retaliation is very real at Hanford'attempts to bring attention to an unsafe condition at Hanford, he was harassed,
Nuclear worker: ‘Retaliation is very real at Hanford'
NorthWest Cable News / Posted yesterday
attempts to bring attention to an unsafe condition at Hanford, he was harassed, isolated, and made to clean closets instead of his regular duties fixing and maintaining complicated pieces of equipment. “Retaliation and harassment is very, very real... Read more
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CBS News
Can't afford four years of college? Consider this jobGiven the rising cost of college, one could question whether a four-year degree
Can't afford four years of college? Consider this job
CBS News / Posted yesterday
Given the rising cost of college, one could question whether a four-year degree is worth the $32,410 a year it currently costs on average to attend a private university in the U.S. If you're looking for a short answer, it's a definitive yes. That's... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Nuclear worker: ‘Retaliation is very real at Hanford'attempts to bring attention to an unsafe condition at Hanford, he was harassed,
Nuclear worker: ‘Retaliation is very real at Hanford'
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted yesterday
attempts to bring attention to an unsafe condition at Hanford, he was harassed, isolated, and made to clean closets instead of his regular duties fixing and maintaining complicated pieces of equipment. “Retaliation and harassment is very, very real... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Nuclear worker: ‘Retaliation is very real at Hanford'attempts to bring attention to an unsafe condition at Hanford, he was harassed,
Nuclear worker: ‘Retaliation is very real at Hanford'
KING5 Seattle / Posted yesterday
attempts to bring attention to an unsafe condition at Hanford, he was harassed, isolated, and made to clean closets instead of his regular duties fixing and maintaining complicated pieces of equipment. “Retaliation and harassment is very, very real... Read more
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Boston Herald
AG: State Street will return $75M in profit in transactions flapState Street and Trust Co. will return $75 million in profits in an agreement a
AG: State Street will return $75M in profit in transactions flap
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
State Street and Trust Co. will return $75 million in profits in an agreement aimed at resolving allegations it provided misleading information about how it priced foreign exchange transactions, Attorney General Maura Healey announced... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Law professor points out the holes in your retirement plantheir 401(k)s look too empty. As people peer into the contents, they see a reti
Law professor points out the holes in your retirement plan
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
their 401(k)s look too empty. As people peer into the contents, they see a retirement disaster coming. Even after years of working and saving, people just 10 years away from retirement age have accumulated little. Half of all Americans with... Read more
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Philly.com
For working women, Clinton's success brings hope, with 'so much to be done'you just tolerated it because you had no choice." Workplace culture has change
For working women, Clinton's success brings hope, with 'so much to be done'
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
you just tolerated it because you had no choice." Workplace culture has changed, said McCausland, now a lawyer and member of the Forum of Executive Women, a group of Philadelphia-area business leaders. But in many offices, she said, women still... Read more
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11 News Houston
Clinton's glass ceiling cracked, not shatteredThanks to the magic of video editing, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary C
Clinton's glass ceiling cracked, not shattered
11 News Houston / Posted 2 days ago
Thanks to the magic of video editing, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton appeared to literally break the "glass ceiling" at the Democratic National Convention Tuesday night. The ceiling in question started as a big-screen slide show of... Read more
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ESPN
NFLPA's Deflategate tab more than $3.5 millionPlayers Association has spent more than $3.5 million on legal fees, according t
NFLPA's Deflategate tab more than $3.5 million
ESPN / Posted 2 days ago
Players Association has spent more than $3.5 million on legal fees, according to detailed billing records filed with the U.S. Department of Labor. The expenses continue to build as the union ponders a possible attempt to interest the U.S. Supreme... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Former IRS employee gets probation in benefits caseE. Borders collected unemployment benefits while working for the IRS, and was s
Former IRS employee gets probation in benefits case
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
E. Borders collected unemployment benefits while working for the IRS, and was sentenced this week to two years probation. U.S. Magistrate Judge H. Kenneth Schroeder Jr. also ordered the 43-year old Cheektowaga woman to pay $18,550 in restitution... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Fresno rental company pays damages, overtime wagesFRESNO, Calif. (AP) - The U.S. Department of Labor has ordered a Frenso-based r
Fresno rental company pays damages, overtime wages
The Record Searchlight / Posted 2 days ago
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - The U.S. Department of Labor has ordered a Frenso-based rental company to pay more than $259,000 in damages and overtime wages to 157 workers. The Fresno Bee reports (http://bit.ly/2agXH8l ) that the department found that JD... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
President Obama: Time to pass the baton to ClintonThe Democratic Party gathered in Philadelphia on Wednesday for the third night
President Obama: Time to pass the baton to Clinton
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 2 days ago
The Democratic Party gathered in Philadelphia on Wednesday for the third night of its convention, and CNN’s Reality Check Team put the speakers’ statements and assertions to the test. The team of reporters, researchers and editors across CNN... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Dem convention speeches Day 3: CNN’s Reality Check Team vets the claimsThe Democratic Party gathered in Philadelphia on Wednesday for the third night
Dem convention speeches Day 3: CNN’s Reality Check Team vets the claims
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 2 days ago
The Democratic Party gathered in Philadelphia on Wednesday for the third night of its convention, and CNN’s Reality Check Team put the speakers’ statements and assertions to the test. The team of reporters, researchers and editors across CNN... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Democratic convention Day 3: CNN vets the claimsThe Democratic Party gathered in Philadelphia on Wednesday for the third night
Democratic convention Day 3: CNN vets the claims
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 2 days ago
The Democratic Party gathered in Philadelphia on Wednesday for the third night of its convention, and CNN's Reality Check Team put the speakers' statements and assertions to the test. The team of reporters, researchers and editors across CNN... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Chappaqua
Westchester's Unemployment Rate Among Lowest Statewideunemployed last month in Westchester County, the Hudson Valley and entire state
Westchester's Unemployment Rate Among Lowest Statewide
The Daily Voice - Chappaqua / Posted 3 days ago
unemployed last month in Westchester County, the Hudson Valley and entire state compared to a year ago, the New York State Labor Department said on Tuesday. Last month's unemployment rates for Westchester (3.8 percent) Putnam (3.7 percent) and... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Harrison
Westchester's Unemployment Rate Among Lowest Statewideunemployed last month in Westchester County, the Hudson Valley and entire state
Westchester's Unemployment Rate Among Lowest Statewide
The Daily Voice - Harrison / Posted 3 days ago
unemployed last month in Westchester County, the Hudson Valley and entire state compared to a year ago, the New York State Labor Department said on Tuesday. Last month's unemployment rates for Westchester (3.8 percent) Putnam (3.7 percent) and... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Pound Ridge
Westchester's Unemployment Rate Among Lowest Statewideunemployed last month in Westchester County, the Hudson Valley and entire state
Westchester's Unemployment Rate Among Lowest Statewide
The Daily Voice - Pound Ridge / Posted 3 days ago
unemployed last month in Westchester County, the Hudson Valley and entire state compared to a year ago, the New York State Labor Department said on Tuesday. Last month's unemployment rates for Westchester (3.8 percent) Putnam (3.7 percent) and... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Yorktown
Westchester's Unemployment Rate Among Lowest Statewideunemployed last month in Westchester County, the Hudson Valley and entire state
Westchester's Unemployment Rate Among Lowest Statewide
The Daily Voice - Yorktown / Posted 3 days ago
unemployed last month in Westchester County, the Hudson Valley and entire state compared to a year ago, the New York State Labor Department said on Tuesday. Last month's unemployment rates for Westchester (3.8 percent) Putnam (3.7 percent) and... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Rye
Westchester's Unemployment Rate Among Lowest Statewideunemployed last month in Westchester County, the Hudson Valley and entire state
Westchester's Unemployment Rate Among Lowest Statewide
The Daily Voice - Rye / Posted 3 days ago
unemployed last month in Westchester County, the Hudson Valley and entire state compared to a year ago, the New York State Labor Department said on Tuesday. Last month's unemployment rates for Westchester (3.8 percent) Putnam (3.7 percent) and... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Port Chester
Westchester's Unemployment Rate Among Lowest Statewideunemployed last month in Westchester County, the Hudson Valley and entire state
Westchester's Unemployment Rate Among Lowest Statewide
The Daily Voice - Port Chester / Posted 3 days ago
unemployed last month in Westchester County, the Hudson Valley and entire state compared to a year ago, the New York State Labor Department said on Tuesday. Last month's unemployment rates for Westchester (3.8 percent) Putnam (3.7 percent) and... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Peekskill
Westchester's Unemployment Rate Among Lowest Statewideunemployed last month in Westchester County, the Hudson Valley and entire state
Westchester's Unemployment Rate Among Lowest Statewide
The Daily Voice - Peekskill / Posted 3 days ago
unemployed last month in Westchester County, the Hudson Valley and entire state compared to a year ago, the New York State Labor Department said on Tuesday. Last month's unemployment rates for Westchester (3.8 percent) Putnam (3.7 percent) and... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Mount Pleasant
Westchester's Unemployment Rate Among Lowest Statewideunemployed last month in Westchester County, the Hudson Valley and entire state
Westchester's Unemployment Rate Among Lowest Statewide
The Daily Voice - Mount Pleasant / Posted 3 days ago
unemployed last month in Westchester County, the Hudson Valley and entire state compared to a year ago, the New York State Labor Department said on Tuesday. Last month's unemployment rates for Westchester (3.8 percent) Putnam (3.7 percent) and... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Briarcliff
Westchester's Unemployment Rate Among Lowest Statewideunemployed last month in Westchester County, the Hudson Valley and entire state
Westchester's Unemployment Rate Among Lowest Statewide
The Daily Voice - Briarcliff / Posted 3 days ago
unemployed last month in Westchester County, the Hudson Valley and entire state compared to a year ago, the New York State Labor Department said on Tuesday. Last month's unemployment rates for Westchester (3.9 percent) Putnam (3.9 percent) and... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Armonk
Westchester's Unemployment Rate Among Lowest Statewideunemployed last month in Westchester County, the Hudson Valley and entire state
Westchester's Unemployment Rate Among Lowest Statewide
The Daily Voice - Armonk / Posted 3 days ago
unemployed last month in Westchester County, the Hudson Valley and entire state compared to a year ago, the New York State Labor Department said on Tuesday. Last month's unemployment rates for Westchester (3.9 percent) Putnam (3.9 percent) and... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
So It Goeshome are covered with picture frames, displaying what he calls "wood collages."
So It Goes
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
home are covered with picture frames, displaying what he calls "wood collages." He made the three-dimensional images out of wood scraps and carefully matched the grains of each piece of wood to those surrounding it—mirroring, he says, the flow of... Read more
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Fortune
Only 16% of American Jobs Are ‘Good’ Jobsseems several decibels louder (and angrier) than the last one four years ago, t
Only 16% of American Jobs Are ‘Good’ Jobs
Fortune / Posted 3 days ago
seems several decibels louder (and angrier) than the last one four years ago, there’s a reason. Most Americans are worse off than they were in 2012. And they fear things are only going to get more dire. Unfortunately, that isn’t just groundless... Read more
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Business Insurance
Health systems ask Supreme Court to rule on pension plansTwo faith-based health systems want the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on wheth
Health systems ask Supreme Court to rule on pension plans
Business Insurance / Posted 3 days ago
Two faith-based health systems want the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on whether their pension plans should be exempt from certain federal protections for workers — an issue that has spurred dozens of lawsuits across the country in recent... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Technology company laying off most of its DFW employeesJuly 26--FORT WORTH -- CSRA, an information technology company that provides se
Technology company laying off most of its DFW employees
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 4 days ago
July 26--FORT WORTH -- CSRA, an information technology company that provides services to the federal government, is laying off most of its workforce at its offices south of the Dallas-Fort Worth Airport. CSRA plans to lay off 155 of its 195... Read more
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Roll Call
Senate Food Service Vendor Ordered to Pay $1 Million in Back WagesHundreds of Senate cafeteria workers will receive more than $1 million in back
Senate Food Service Vendor Ordered to Pay $1 Million in Back Wages
Roll Call / Posted 4 days ago
Hundreds of Senate cafeteria workers will receive more than $1 million in back pay after the U.S. Department of Labor found that they were illegally denied wages they had earned, officials announced Tuesday. Senate food service vendor Restaurant... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Convergys Corp. to lay off 375 call center employees this fallTAMPA — Convergys Corporation intends to lay off up to 375 employees this fall,
Convergys Corp. to lay off 375 call center employees this fall
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
TAMPA — Convergys Corporation intends to lay off up to 375 employees this fall, according to paperwork filed with the state. The layoff, scheduled for Sept. 23, was disclosed in a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification notice. The address... Read more
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Financial Planning.com
Social-impact investing: Where women look to make their markWhen advisers attend industry conferences, they can usually expect to be swimmi
Social-impact investing: Where women look to make their mark
Financial Planning.com / Posted 4 days ago
When advisers attend industry conferences, they can usually expect to be swimming in a sea of white males, given the demographics of the financial services sector. That is, unless the conference focuses on social impact investing. Then the gender... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Tucson contractor to pay $48K in back wages, damagesto pay $48,000 in back wages and damages after a two-year federal investigation
Tucson contractor to pay $48K in back wages, damages
The Arizona Republic / Posted 4 days ago
to pay $48,000 in back wages and damages after a two-year federal investigation found the company had violated the Fair Labor Standards Act. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, DCO Custom Builders incorrectly classified construction... Read more
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Business Insurance
Supreme Court to take cases over pension plansTwo faith-based health systems want the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on wheth
Supreme Court to take cases over pension plans
Business Insurance / Posted 4 days ago
Two faith-based health systems want the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on whether their pension plans should be exempt from certain federal protections for workers — an issue that has spurred dozens of lawsuits across the country in recent... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Benefits are often overlooked during employment negotiationsSPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Total compensation is about more than just salary.
Benefits are often overlooked during employment negotiations
WWLP Springfield / Posted 5 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Total compensation is about more than just salary. According to business experts, workers often overlook the importance of benefits when they’re considering a job offer. Experts say benefits can encompass everything from... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Work the clockOverhauled overtime regulations from the U.S. Department of Labor, released in
Work the clock
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Overhauled overtime regulations from the U.S. Department of Labor, released in their final form May 17, will dramatically change the way some businesses and their employees account for their time on the job. Long week at work? It's all right — your... Read more
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NBC News
Black Women Lead: Meet Leah Daughtry, Democratic National Convention CEOThe Rev. Leah D. Daughtry, the Chief Executive Officer of the 2016 Democratic N
Black Women Lead: Meet Leah Daughtry, Democratic National Convention CEO
NBC News / Posted 5 days ago
The Rev. Leah D. Daughtry, the Chief Executive Officer of the 2016 Democratic National Convention, has a hard act to follow — her own. She already has plans to make next July's Philadelphia gathering "the most diverse and the most forward-looking... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Precise NatureCANCER (June 21-July 22) Capricorns may be the hardest workers of the zodiac, a
Precise Nature
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 6 days ago
CANCER (June 21-July 22) Capricorns may be the hardest workers of the zodiac, and Tauruses the most dogged. But in the coming weeks, I suspect you Cancerians will be the smartest workers. You will efficiently surmise the precise nature of the tasks... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Kentucky’s jobless rate drops to 5 percent in Junepreliminary unemployment rate for June 2016 dropped to 5 percent from a revised
Kentucky’s jobless rate drops to 5 percent in June
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 6 days ago
preliminary unemployment rate for June 2016 dropped to 5 percent from a revised 5.1 percent in May, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. The... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Take precautions while enjoying summer weatherHundreds of people die every year in the United States from heat-related compli
Take precautions while enjoying summer weather
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 8 days ago
Hundreds of people die every year in the United States from heat-related complications. In Florida, we must be even more diligent because of the hot temperatures when we are outside whether exercising, running, playing golf, cutting the lawn,... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Howze appears to shed some light with his 'Supervisor Spotlight'are not�a�fit�for�their organization, nor do we promote hiring individuals who
Howze appears to shed some light with his 'Supervisor Spotlight'
SaukValley.com / Posted 8 days ago
are not�a�fit�for�their organization, nor do we promote hiring individuals who will�be a�risk to�the day-to-day�function of business. "However, we do promote giving�a�second chance, especially to those�that have earned�it." Howze then writes... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Cleveland State To Offer AT&T Aspire Grant To Adult StudentsCleveland State Community College partnered with AT&T to offer five $1000 schol
Cleveland State To Offer AT&T Aspire Grant To Adult Students
The Chattanoogan / Posted 8 days ago
Cleveland State Community College partnered with AT&T to offer five $1000 scholarships to non-traditional adult students in technology fields through the AT&T Aspire Grant. The adult scholarship program will complement the Reconnect + Completion... Read more
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Charleston Regional Business Journal
Conflict of interest rule expected to level playing field in investment sectorAmerican families lose an estimated $17 billion a year in retirement savings be
Conflict of interest rule expected to level playing field in investment sector
Charleston Regional Business Journal / Posted 9 days ago
American families lose an estimated $17 billion a year in retirement savings because of advice tainted by conflicts of interest, according to data released earlier this year by the White House’s Council of Economic Advisers. A new federal rule... Read more
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Ventura County Reporter
Free Will Astrologydivine luck than you've had in a long time. For the foreseeable future, you cou
Free Will Astrology
Ventura County Reporter / Posted 9 days ago
divine luck than you've had in a long time. For the foreseeable future, you could be able to induce semi-miraculous twists of fate that might normally be beyond your capacities. But here's a caveat: The good fortune swirling in your vicinity may be... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Child labor law violations at DFW's Hawaiian Falls cited in $85K penaltyUpdated: 4:45 p.m. with comment from Hawaiian Falls The U.S. Department of Lab
Child labor law violations at DFW's Hawaiian Falls cited in $85K penalty
Dallas Morning News / Posted 9 days ago
Updated: 4:45 p.m. with comment from Hawaiian Falls The U.S. Department of Labor has cracked down on the operator of several popular Texas water parks for violations of child labor laws. In a news release, the agency said investigators found that... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Seven Hawaiian Falls water parks violated child labor lawsSeven Hawaiian Falls Water Parks were found to be in violation of child labor l
Seven Hawaiian Falls water parks violated child labor laws
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 10 days ago
Seven Hawaiian Falls Water Parks were found to be in violation of child labor laws, resulting in nearly $86,000 in penalties, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. The Department of Labor investigated parks in Garland, Mansfield, Roanoke,... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Grassley seeks Labor Department help as needed for Terex Cranes workers in WaverlyToday, Senator Chuck Grassley urged the U.S. Department of Labor to help as muc
Grassley seeks Labor Department help as needed for Terex Cranes workers in Waverly
KWWL Iowa / Posted 10 days ago
Today, Senator Chuck Grassley urged the U.S. Department of Labor to help as much as possible if the state of Iowa seeks federal assistance for the 175 employees at Terex Cranes in Waverly who were told this week that the plant is ceasing... Read more
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