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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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Trump Just Did A Big Favor For Employers, Including His Own Family Business

HUFFINGTON POST The president’s conservative nominees for the National Labor Relations Board could reverse a progressive era at the agency. By Dave Jamieson YURI GRIPAS / REUTERS   WASHINGTON ― When it comes to the power balance between workers and … Continue reading

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