Seattle’s groundbreaking minimum wage hike hurt the low-income people that it was meant to help, according to a report prepared for the city council.
A California educator who was once laid off shortly after receiving her school’s Teacher of the Year Award is now at the center of a court case that could challenge one the state’s most powerful unions.
Employers can now find themselves liable for unfair labor practice charges for text messages sent to workers during union organizing campaigns after a historic ruling by the nation’s top federal arbiter.
Taxpayers spent $100 million on Afghan army uniforms that may have actually made them a better target for enemies because an Afghan minister “liked what he saw.”
The Trump administration may give Republicans a majority at the nation’s top federal labor regulator for the first time since 2007.
The Georgetown Marriott offers a Virtual Concierge, on-site laundry, in-room coffee/tea service, valet dry-cleaning, and something called “Bourbon Program.” But the top amenity listed on its website is “All public areas non-smoking.” A sign advises smokers to stay at least 25 feet from the entrance; the Smokers Pole lies a few paces beyond the overhang that shields guests from the elements. Six people puff away defiantly underneath the carport. They marvel at the injustice of it all. They don’t belong outside, let alone next to that pole; that’s for the killers who leave cotton butts, smoldering ash, and cancer in their wake.
The Department of Labor will roll back an Obama-era policy that attempted to increase regulatory oversight of franchise and contractor businesses.
A bill that would have legalized assisted suicide in Nevada died in an Assembly committee as the 2017 legislative session expired.
The woman at the center of the forced dues case that deadlocked in the Supreme Court in 2016 hopes that two new legal challenges can overturn mandatory union representation for government employees.
The Supreme Court could revisit a 40-year-old precedent that allows government agencies to force public sector workers to pay union dues, an issue the court deadlocked on in 2016 following the sudden death of Antonin Scalia.