It means a lot to me to find financial opportunities investing in companies that I can be really proud of--education companies like Tinybop and Tinkergarten, or companies at the forefront of fair labor practices like Homer Logistics....Show More Summary
As many of you know, new overtime rules under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) are coming. Given the basic economics of the workplace, the new rule—which raises the salary threshold under which an employee is entitled to overtime—is just...
Click here for reuse options! Battles for fair pay and collective bargaining are popping off at the nation's most elite universities. The United States' Ivy League schools are commonly associated with Old Money, the offspring of theShow More Summary
Despite a weaker than expected jobs report and JOLTS number, the labor market in the US appears to be fairly tight. According to Torsten Sløk, chief international economist at Deutsche Bank, the number of people quitting state and local...Show More Summary
A class action suit against the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) cites California law, as well as the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, to argue that college football players should be deemed employees subject to minimum wage and overtime law. Show More Summary
Jobseekers stand in line to attend a career fair. Photo by Lucas Jackson/Reuters/File Photo The U.S. economy added 156,000 jobs in September, and the unemployment rate ticked up to 5 percent. While job growth slowed in 2016, it has by no means stopped. Show More Summary
95 percent of the establishments violated federal labor laws It turns out that many Austin restaurants have violated federal labor laws, which cover minimum wage, overtime, and tracking hours, according to a report published today by the U.S. Show More Summary
Recently, an HR Bartender reader talked about their frustration with the new changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). In their note, they mentioned working toward getting promoted so they would have a salary over the minimum threshold. Show More Summary
Well, we knew this was going to happen. The U.S. Department of Labor issued a ruling this summer that changed the overtime rules under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA.) The new rules go into effect on December 1, 2016. Organizations are getting ready and making changes. Show More Summary
Click here for reuse options! Trump’s companies were cited for two dozen violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act in the last decade. Union busting is never pretty. But in the case of Donald Trump, it’s especially ugly. The Republican presidential nominee has campaigned on promises to make America great again by bringing back good jobs. Show More Summary
The Canfield Fair in Mahoning County in Ohio is the largest county fair and second largest fair in the state.... The post At Largest County Fair in Ohio – Attendees Build GREAT TRUMP WALL for Labor Day Weekend (VIDEO) appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
Labor Day is not a day off. It is a day on. A day to focus our collective efforts on the American dream of a safe place to live, work, and raise a family in dignity. The democratic dream of a fair opportunity is the promise of America I dreamed of when I fled oppression […]
Thanks in part to the Supreme Court’s signals in 2014 that courts resolve election litigation well in advance of the election, many of the hottest disputes have already been resolved. But there is still a fair amount of major election … Continue reading ?
The Republican real estate mogul is joining running mate Mike Pence at a morning round-table discussion with union members in Cleveland. Trump is also expected to campaign at a fair in Youngstown, Ohio, in a nod to the state's role as a make-or-break proving ground for Republican presidential candidates.
Labor Day is a time to celebrate the essential contributions workers make to our collective wealth and wellbeing. It is well past time that American workers receive their fair share of that wealth. Americans work extremely long hours and are incredibly productive. Show More Summary
In a break with tradition, Bumbershoot‘s three days span this Friday through Sunday, but not Labor Day. The monorail is staying open a little later for the crowds. The Washington State Fair opened Friday, and runs through four weekends and three weeks, with Sounder service provided on the final two Saturdays, September 17 and 24. […]
Plenty of ideas for the final days of the summer season Sterling Davis It’s that time of year, Los Angeles: LA County Fair time. Once a year, the county fairgrounds are filled with amusement park rides, grotesque fried combinations of...Show More Summary
The Department of Labor (DOL) has released the final rules for implementing President Obama’s two-year-old Fair Pay And Safe Workplaces executive order. The July 2014 post, Obama’s ‘Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order’, explained the order: Saying that “taxpayer dollars should not reward corporations that break the law,” President Obama on Thursday issued another […]
On August 15, a woman named Raye Lee gave birth to a six-pound, eight-ounce baby boy she named Roxas. Roxas was born via emergency C-section after hours of labor — a fairly common birth story, though one that is stressful and terrifying for every mother who goes through it. Instead ... More »