The Department of Labor filed an appeal on Thursday asking the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn a preliminary injunction against its new overtime regulations.
Cigar smokers and makers are hopeful that President-elect Donald Trump will provide relief to the industry, which is facing an uncertain future after the Obama administration adopted regulations that threatened the industry with crippling costs.
Large companies may move forward with new compensation policies aligned with the Obama administration’s overtime rules, despite a federal court’s injunction against those regulations, according to labor attorneys.
On November 25, 2016, Black Friday here in the United States, the world said farewell to a “fiery apostle,” a “spiritual beacon,” a “charismatic icon,” and a model “of wit and clarity” who led a “joyful, raucous, and brash” movement that even “critics praised [for its] advances in health care and in education.” Fidel Castro died of an undisclosed illness at age 90, sending residents of his fortress state into nine days of official mourning—one for each decade of a life defined by “huge personal charm and charisma, and his political genius.”
President-elect Donald Trump tapped one of the nation’s top charter school advocates, Republican philanthropist Betsy DeVos, to lead the Department of Education on Wednesday.
A federal judge appointed by Barack Obama struck down one of the president’s signature labor regulations on Tuesday just days before it was to go into effect.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is the most partisan agency in the federal government in terms of donations to candidates, according to campaign finance data.
A federal judge in Texas could strike down another one of the Obama administration’s most controversial labor rules.
The New York Times exposed the threat of fake news even before the election of Donald Trump two weeks ago, arguing that spreading faulty information is a threat to the Republic.
Struggling House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi won a key endorsement Thursday in her bid to beat back insurgent liberal rivals challenging her leadership position after winning the endorsement of the National Republican Congressional Committee.