A controversial AIDS activist is financing an Ohio ballot initiative that would cap drugs prices for the state at rates obtained by the Department of Veterans Affairs, a measure critics say could limit access to pharmaceuticals and raise costs.
The White House intends to fill the final vacancy at the National Labor Relations Board with a member of the conservative Federalist Society, which would give Republicans control of the labor regulator for the first time in a decade.
An independent auditor ruled that the Teamsters were wrong to drop charges against an official who accepted tickets to Playboy’s Super Bowl Party from a company that employed union workers.
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.