Daily Archives: February 4, 2013

GOP senator proposes bill that would freeze NLRB rules, decisions

WASHINGTON –  Republican Sen. John Barrasso introduced legislation Wednesday that would freeze or overturn virtually every decision the National Labor Relations Board has made in the past year. The move comes after a federal appeals court ruled that President Obama … Continue reading

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Home Care Aides Await Decision On New Labor Rules

Home health care aides are waiting to find out if they will be entitled to receive minimum wage. A decades-old amendment in labor law means that the workers, approximately 2.5 million people, do not always receive minimum wage or overtime. … Continue reading

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Raging (Again) Against the Robots

Robots have once again gripped the nation’s imagination, stoking fears of displaced jobs and perhaps even a displaced human race. An alarmist segment on “60 Minutes” was only the most vivid of a recent series of pieces in respected magazines and newsoutlets warning about widespread worker … Continue reading

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Beltway-aired Super Bowl ad goes after union card check

This Sunday, legislative attempts to restrict union power found an audience among Super Bowl viewers. Football fans in the Washington, D.C. area were treated to an anti-card check ad from the conservative Center for Union Facts (CUF) right before kickoff. … Continue reading

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