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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell: Trump's 'divisive' comments show lack of respect for the NFL

44 min 42 sec ago
The comments came after Trump urged NFL team owners on Friday to get rid of players who kneel during the national anthem.

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Chamber slams Labor Department on affimative action

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 22:12
The Chamber of Commerce argued that the agency has transformed into an aggressive prosecutor focused on "alleged numbers-based discriminatio...

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Conservatives say Senate Democrats boosting right-to-work

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 23:54
Advocates say the Democrats' effort to repeal the anti-union measures nationwide could boost congressional interest in pro-right-to-work leg...

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Two-and-a-half year streak intact as jobless claims plummet to 259,000

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 12:56
Forecasters had expected new claims to edge above 300,000. The last time that claims hit the 300,000 mark was at the end of February 2015.

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Democrats introduce bill to repeal right-to-work nationwide

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 22:15
"So-called right-to-work laws give corporations the ability to trample workers' rights and dismantle unions," said co-sponsor Sen. Sherrod B...

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Unions gave $765 million to Democrats, liberals from 2012 to 2016

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 20:42
The data was drawn from unions' annual financial filings with Labor Department.

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Senate to vote on NLRB nominee Monday

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 17:16
William Emanuel would give the nation's top labor law enforcement agency its first Republican majority since President George W. Bush's admi...

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Appeals court upholds Wisconsin right-to-work law

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 22:07
"The unions have no constitutional entitlement to the fees of non-member employees," Judge Mark Seidl wrote for the state appeals court.

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Patty Murray criticizes EEOC pick Daniel Gade for remarks about women in military

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 18:13
Gade, who lost a leg in Iraq, said in 2011 that allowing women in combat roles would be a "gigantic detriment," but he has disavowed those r...

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EEOC nominee is a critic of veterans disability pay

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 14:00
The disabled Iraq War veteran will have his first Senate hearing before the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Tuesday.

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Trump taps management lawyer for top NLRB post

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 00:49
The nominee, Peter Robb, has been a critic of the NLRB's broad reading of legal statutes to find employer policies unlawful.

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Rep. Bobby Scott proposes grant program open to unions

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 22:13
Virginia Democrat said the bill would "addresses the need for a well-trained, prepared and empowered direct care workforce now and for the f...

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NLRB chief says agency to increase work

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 16:38
Philip Miscimarra, chairman of the National Labor Relations Board, said he wants to clear as many cases as possible before his term expires....

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White House mulls rewrite of overtime rule

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 22:11
Experts agree the Trump White House will expand the number of people covered by the overtime rule, even if it doesn't go as far as Obama wan...

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Democrats introduce early childcare bill

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 19:55
The "Child Care for Working Families Act" would provide federal subsidies to families making less than 150 percent of their states' median i...

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Two-and-a-half year jobless claims streak intact despite Hurricane Harvey

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 12:41
After spiking the week after Hurricane Harvey hit, forecasters had expected the number to drift further up to above 300,000.

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Bill opposing Obama's 'joint employer' expansion slowly gaining bipartisan support

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 20:45
Three Democrats have co-sponsored the legislation, which would clarify that "joint employer" applies only when one business has "direct cont...

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Gov. Paul LePage dispute with Labor Department puts Maine job funds on hold

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 23:04
Maine governor wanted more control over how federal workforce training money is spent.

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Canada pushing US in NAFTA talks to ban right-to-work

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 18:29
Canadian negotiators say the anti-union laws put its own businesses at too much of an economic disadvantage compared with the U.S.

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Britain's bad idea: Pay hikes for government workers

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 18:24
The best solution would be offsetting wage hikes with spending cuts elsewhere, but the conservative government has little interest in any sp...

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