Category Archives: Fair Labor Standards

Trump Promised to Help Workers — But, Did He Really Mean It? His Justice Department just dropped appeal to save Obama overtime rule

BY JOHN BOWDEN – 09/05/17 12:35 PM EDT 47 © Getty Images   The Justice Department announced on Tuesday that it will not defend an Obama-era Labor Department rule that would have extended overtime benefits to more than 4 million … Continue reading

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An Empty Promise: The Working Families Flexibility Act Would Give Workers Less Flexibility and Less Pay

By National Partnership for Women & Families APRIL 2017 The Working Families Flexibility Act sets up a dangerous false choice between time and money, when working families urgently need both. The bill does not promote family friendly or flexible workplaces. Instead, … Continue reading

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