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TALKING TO PEOPLE INSTEAD OF PROTESTERS: Dallas Observer: From Immigrants and American Day Laborer…

TALKING TO PEOPLE INSTEAD OF PROTESTERS: Dallas Observer: From Immigrants and American Day Laborers, Two Views of Trump’s Stance on Deportation. Plus, a surprise: Pacheco supports Trump even though he’s one of the 11 million undocumented immigrants who could be deported. “Trump for me is a good president,” he says. “He has to fix things […]

Your Failure to Plan Doesn’t Constitute an Emergency On My Part: Mandatory Overtime

When we think of mandatory – or forced – overtime, our minds might go back to the day before labor unions, when people in factories were steadily working hour after hour, day after day, in unsafe and unpleasant conditions. But mandatory overtime is not a thing of the past for some nurses in Canada. Show More Summary

For Some Hospice Patients, A 911 Call Saves A Trip To The ER

6 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

FORT WORTH, Texas — Her mother’s breathing had become labored in the wee hours of the night, during what would prove to be the Fort Worth woman’s final days living with lung cancer. Distraught, the da...

Understanding the administrative state

(Scott Johnson) For the 20-plus years my friend Bruce Sanborn was chairman of the Claremont Institute, we attended the annual meeting of the America Political Science Association over Labor Day weekend. At the APSA convention we attended the panels sponsored by the Claremont Institute. Show More Summary

DNC race remains tight as energized Democrats combat Trump

The contest to head the Democratic National Committee remains fluid just days before activists meet to pick a new party chair. The tight race between former Labor Secretary Tom Perez … Click to Continue »

Spanish Dockers Call Strike over Non-union Labor

Spanish dock workers have called nine days of strikes to protest government plans to allow ports to hire non-unionized labor, El Pais newspaper reported on Tuesday, threatening to disrupt trade for up to three weeks from March 6. Dockers last…

'Game of Thrones' Grad Iwan Rheon to Star in Marvel's ABC Drama 'Inhumans'

He'll topline the drama that will bow its first two hours in 1,000 Imax theaters over Labor Day before bowing later on ABC with extended episodes. read more

Hammering Man in Seattle, Washington

In front of the Seattle Art Museum, a towering, industrial piece of moving kinetic art slowly pounds his hammer up and down. Stretching 48 feet in the air and weighing in at 26,000 pounds, Hammering Man labors for 20 hours a day, using...Show More Summary

Here are the 5 worst Republicans of the week not named Donald Trump

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Each day in Donald Trump’s America is seemingly dumber, crueler and more exhausting than the one that preceded it. This week alone saw the president’s pick for labor secretary withdraw his name from consideration, a story that was all but eclipsed by the greater scandal of Michael...

Schools could hold class on Presidents’ Day, Easter Monday under Maryland bill

The measure is a response by some lawmakers to Gov. Larry Hogan’s executive order to start school after Labor Day.

General Strike To Protest Trump Happening Today In WSQ

Less than 24 hours after the Day Without Immigrants labor protest drew widespread media attention, an unknown number of New Yorkers will go on strike to convey their opposition to President Trump. Today at 1 p.m., a General Strike rally will take place in Washington Square Park, which is part of a larger nationwide General Strike. [ more › ]

Trump Announces First Hispanic Cabinet Pick On Same Day As Immigration Protest

President Donald Trump announced his plan to name Alexander Acosta as labor secretary. If confirmed, Acosta would be the first Hispanic member to join Trump’s Cabinet. The announcement on Thursday comes just one day after Trump’s first...Show More Summary

As Trump Names Alexander Acosta As New Pick For Labor Secretary, Here's What You Need To Know About The New Nominee

One day after Andy Puzder withdrew his name from consideration for Labor Secretary, President Donald Trump has put forth a new nominee for the post: Alexander Acosta, a former U.S. attorney who once served on the National Labor Relations Board.

Trump to name ex-labor board member Acosta as labor secretary

last weekNews : The Raw Story

President Donald Trump will nominate former National Labor Relations Board member R. Alexander Acosta to serve as U.S. secretary of labor, an administration official said on Thursday, one day after Trump’s original choice withdrew. Trump is scheduled to announce his pick on Thursday at a...

Donald Trump Reportedly Taps First Latino In His Cabinet For Labor Secretary

President Donald Trump plans to name attorney R. Alexander Acosta as his new pick to run the Department of Labor, NBC News and CNN reported Thursday. The announcement will come one day after Andrew Puzder, his first choice for the position, withdrew his name from consideration. Show More Summary

WATCH LIVE: President Donald Trump holds news conference to announce new labor secretary pick

The White House announced on Thursday morning that President Donald Trump will hold a news conference later today to reveal his new nominee to lead the Department of Labor. The announcement comes one day after Andrew Puzder removed his name from consideration for the role amid mounting controversy. Show More Summary

Snap IPO could be biggest in years, and other MoneyWatch headlines

Snap could be worth $22B after IPO; Nasdaq notches record for 7 straight days; and Puzder removes himself from Labor Secretary nomination. These headlines and more from CBS MoneyWatch.

Puzder withdrawal stark example of rough start for Trump WH

President Donald Trump plans to announce a new labor secretary nominee a day after his original pick, Andrew Puzder, abruptly withdrew from consideration. Trump scheduled a news conference Thursday afternoon … Click to Continue »

Labor secretary nominee's ex-wife claims he 'vowed revenge' in newly public clip from 'Oprah' episode

Labor Secretary nominee Andrew Puzder withdrew his name from consideration for the role on Wednesday. The announcement comes on the same day that a 1990 episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show was released in which Puzder's ex-wife makes claims of domestic abuse against him. Show More Summary

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