You’d think that a restaurant like Per Se, a place featured in rom-coms as being quintessentially fancy, would have the decency to pay its employees a fair wage and not steal its workers’ tips. But the economy’s bad right now and even the most prestigious restaurants have to make ends meet. Read more...
It's a simple premise: A hard day's work ought to lead to a fair day's pay. The problem is, our current legal code doesn't reflect that simple truth. We're doing something to change that. Earlier this week, President Obama announced that the Department of Labor will propose extending overtime pay to nearly 5 million workers. Show More Summary
Thanks Obama! The Prez penned an op-ed for The Huffington Post, explaining why and how he’s going to get fair pay—and overtime pay—for a lot of workers who otherwise would be shafted without it. “… We’ve failed to update overtime … More » Many Americans Will Now Get Overtime Pay. Show More Summary
Yeah, I’m sure this is going to work out well for them. Though to be fair, I’m still not convinced this isn’t just some twelve-year old whose parents don’t pay
Weighing in on the Supreme Court's decision to hear a dispute over union fees in the public sector, Labor Secretary Thomas Perez told the NewsHour's Judy Woodruff that states have appropriately said that you can require people to pay...Show More Summary
In a Huffington Post op-ed, President Obama announced a plan to extend overtime protections to nearly 5 million workers in 2016. A hard day's work deserves a fair day's pay. That's why I'm announcing my plan to extend overtime protections. Show More Summary
It's been a good few days for America. On Thursday, the Supreme Court reaffirmed the Affordable Care Act. It is here to stay. And, Democrats and Republicans in Congress paved the way for the United States to rewrite the rules of global trade to benefit American workers and American businesses. Show More Summary
By Thom Reilly, Governing Fair pay is paramount for public agencies. Pay too little and good employees go elsewhere. Pay too much and budgets and taxpayers suffer, impacting the provision of effective and efficient government servic...
Too many Americans are working long hours for low pay. Let's extend overtime protections.
Saints guard Jahri Evans took a pay cut this offseason, but he’s not angry about it. Evans told ESPN that he understands that it’s just the reality of being a 31-year-old NFL player with a fairly hefty salary that the team may come to you and tell you that if you’re not willing to give…
Wow! They want people to pay money for this delusion called a movie. The cojones of Blumhouse are massive. To be fair, the first thirty seconds were great, and then...
One Orange County Fair vendor certainly hopes so. Fairs are notorious for serving over-the-top snacks like chicken fried baked potatoes to deep-fried Sriracha balls. A vendor at the Orange Country Fair — which opens July 17 — is giving one of his deep-fried treats the red carpet treatment. Show More Summary
By Arturo R. García As of Wednesday morning, the mantle of Spider-Man has changed hands in both the comic-book and movie realms. And while Marvel Comics scored a win on the diversity front, it’s fair to wonder if the move could pay dividends in another realm. Show More Summary
Since 2013, President Obama has been calling on Congress to raise the federal minimum wage. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, the minimum hourly wage an employer must pay an employee for work is currently $7.25. While Congress hasShow More Summary
The move has dismayed some authors, who believe it sets a dangerous precedent and could spread across the industry. It has also raised concerns about the amount of data Amazon is able to mine from its customers. “We’re making this switch in response to great feedback we received from authors who asked us to better […]
Online career fairs are a great way to get an inside look at employers and showcase your personal brand to recruiters. It pays to be prepared before you go! The post Top 5 Things To Do Before An Online Career Fair appeared first on CAREEREALISM.
Even if you don't pay attention to whatever elements of Taylor Swift's life make the media on a given day, one would be hard-pressed to have missed the weekend's brouhaha with Swift vs. Apple Music. Say what you will about the girl--her...Show More Summary
A change in the Fair Labor Standards Act is about to turn your payroll, and planning, world upside down.
The Supreme Court expects the government to start PAYING a fair price for those raisins, thanks. The post Supreme Court smacks Obama administration in Horne v. USDA. appeared first on RedState.
There's one question on everyone's mind: is Taylor Swift a vigilante for artists who aren't paid fairly by streaming services, or a superhero? Sometimes I get frustrated when I want to stream "Blank Space" on Spotify but it's not there. Show More Summary