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1 hr ago | MarketWatch
Many employees aren't paid for the overtime they work, a fact that's prompted President Obama to push for changes to labor rules.
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5 hrs ago | MyFoxAtlanta
Authorities in Douglas County say nine good Samaritans and two firefighters rescued a man from his burning truck during a chain reaction crash on I-20 west of Atlanta.
7 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
On Thursday, New Hampshire's Senate voted 23 to zero in favor of a bill aimed at closing the state's gender wage gap.
12 hrs ago | KMIZ
The suits allege that McDonald's has forced employees to work off the clock, not paid them overtime and struck hours off their time cards.
12 hrs ago | Philly.com
YOU MAY NOT believe it, but there really are government forces trying to help you become better informed about your workplace retirement plan.
12 hrs ago | The Intelligencer
Bypassing Congress, President Barack Obama intends to order changes in overtime rules so employers would be required to pay millions more workers for the extra time they put in on the job.
14 hrs ago | Government Executive
In the aftermath of the Great Recession, hundreds of thousands of Americans are pursuing degrees and certificates in science, technology, engineering, and math in the hopes of establishing stable careers in lucrative fields.
18 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Unlike this outspoken character, most practitioners are mum about the realities of myopia - the fact that it could easily be prevented, and even cured.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sued Wal-Mart Stores of Texas in federal court in Dallas on Wednesday, alleging that a supervisor harassed and ultimately fired a 54-year-old employee because of his age and illness.
Congratulations to blog-emeritus Paul Secunda for being named Vice-Chair of the Department of Labor's ERISA Advisory Council.
An Atlanta branch of a Minnesota-based food production company was slapped with 32 health and safety violations, federal regulators announced Wednesday.
A major gender discrimination claim involving some 44,000 women and the nation's largest speciality retail jeweler has been dismissed because the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission failed to prove that it conducted a nationwide investigation before accusing Sterling Jewelers of violating its employees' rights.
The class action was filed after several community members were interviewed and "troubling facts were disclosed," Zarazua said in a press release.
David Moorman isn't old, at least not by any modern standard. The Fort Worth man is in his mid-50s, still nearly a decade away from reaching Medicare eligibility, still in command of all his faculties, and he still has several years of productive employment ahead of him.
ProPublica's Nina Martin reporting on American systems and institutions that fail or mistreat people on the basis of their gender or sexuality.
Female TSA officers are in such high demand to conduct pat-downs that they get pigeonholed as checkpoint workers and miss out on chances for other experience that would earn them promotions, a top member of Congress said Female officers are required to pat down women travelers and also are preferred for pat-downs for children, which means that they ... (more)
Proposed minimum wage hike advances in Missouri on KSDK.com: http://www.ksdk.com/story/news/politics/2014/03/12/proposed-minimum-wage-hike-advances-in-missouri/6316433/ Five states have passed measures to raise the minimum wage this year, according to data published by the National Conference of State Legislators.