Saturday, January 28, 2023

Tag: overtime

Guilty of grand theft overtime

A new ruling denies overtime protection to millions of workers.

Why This New Overtime Rule Is A Big, Big Deal

Either we go with the business allies of Donald Trump who believe the extra time and labor of low-wage workers should be exploited without compensation, or we believe in restoring the bargain we used to have with lower-wage workers that they deserve the humanity of a 40-hour workweek and the fairness of time-and-a-half for working overtime.


US follows Germany’s lead to send battle tanks to Ukraine

The U.S. agreed to send 31 tanks, and Germany agreed to 14.

The one thing that would make elections better for everyone 

Ranked choice voting makes elections less painful, less expensive, and can help make our government more inclusive and responsive to what people actually want.

What can the United States bring to the peace table for Ukraine?

The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.

Why union workers are a first line of defense to protect Social Security

Is the Republican plan to move the goalposts on those already paying into Social Security going to force younger Americans to work themselves into the grave?

Simply PFAS: Lawsuit claims ‘all natural’ orange juice brand contains toxic forever chemicals

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances are a growing concern because of the many health impacts associated with exposure and their tendency to persist in the human body for months to years and in the environment for thousands of years.