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This week in the War on Workers: Republicans get mad when the government works for workers

Many of these workers ended up getting back pay because the government enforced the law. Republicans hate that. "Republicans have accomplished what Democrats and unions never could," Josh Eidelson writes. "[T]hey’ve made the National Labor Relations Board a household name." That's because under President Obama, the NLRB has taken steps to protect workers and slightly reduce the degree to which the system favors business over workers.
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