If you’re a salaried employee who makes under $47,476 a year, you will now be paid time and a half for every hour you work over 40 hours a week.
By Kristen Doerer
President Barack laid out what's needed to support the U.S. economy after a federal government report revealed weak job gains.
By Kathleen Hennessey, Associated Press
This morning, the Department of Labor announced a new rule meant to legally hold financial advisers to your best interest.
By Kristen Doerer
In New York City, manicures are inexpensive for customers but come at a high price for workers. The New York Times found that nail salon employees work for very low wages or for nothing, usually after paying a fee to…
By PBS NewsHour
By Tom Raum, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Tightening its standards, the government issued new regulations Thursday that will require managers to file a detailed report within eight hours on fatal workplace accidents.
By Joseph Fruscione
With adjunct professors constituting over 70 percent of college and university faculty, former professor Joe Fruscione explains why adjuncts are petitioning the Department of Labor about their working conditions, and why the real losers in this situation are the students…
By Elisabeth Ponsot
When the federally funded Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) program expired on Dec. 28, 1.3 million Americans lost their long-term unemployment insurance -- a number that continues to rise as people across the country exhaust regular state benefits.
By Admin and PBS NewsHour
The nation's unemployment rate climbed to 8.5 percent in March, marking its highest level since 1983, as employers slashed a net total of 663,000 jobs, according to government figures released Friday.
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