President Barack Obama’s proposal to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour will cost the private sector $15 billion and increase the deficit by $5 billion over the next 10 years, according to a Congressional Budget Office report released Wednesday.
Republicans are teaming with conservative activists and a Mississippi hair stylist to end licensing regulations exploited by businesses to limit competition.
One of nation’s most powerful public sector unions shelled out thousands of dollars to watch the World Series champion Boston Red Sox in 2013, according to federal filings.
Hundreds of demonstrators at fast food restaurants around the country alleging that restaurant managers regularly steal employee wages are actually astroturfed protesters agitating in favor of a higher minimum wage, critics said.
The Service Employees International Union will have to pay the second-highest fine in Michigan history for its failed 2012 campaign to preserve forced union dues among home care workers.
House Republicans are attempting to slow the National Labor Relation Board’s (NLRB) imposition of a union election rule that critics say will benefit labor groups.
Autoworkers who voted down a United Auto Workers (UAW) unionization attempt at a Volkswagen (VW) plant are asking a federal judge to end collusion between the labor union and the car company.
Seven Senate Democrats joined 44 Republicans on March 5 to oppose the nomination of Debo Adegbile to head the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division—a vote President Barack Obama labeled a “travesty” and pundits denounced as “racist.” The bipartisan blockage arose from the unlikely coalition of a moderate Republican congressman, a popular African-American Democrat, a Tea Party senator, a powerful labor union, and a long-grieving widow.
Big Labor and Big Business are working together to block autoworkers from defending a vote that defeated unionization in right-to-work Tennessee.
President Barack Obama praised a Connecticut law that helped boost wages for mostly middle and upper-middle class households during a Wednesday event at Central Connecticut State University.