Thursday, July 18, 2024

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.


UnitedHealth reports $7.9 billion Q2 profits as protesters decry coverage denials

Protesters reiterated their commitment to fighting for healthcare justice, emphasizing the need for systemic changes.

Appeals court dismisses case against Biden administration for complicity in alleged Gaza genocide

The three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco affirmed a lower court’s dismissal of the lawsuit against President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin.

Why protests work, even when not everybody likes them

Protest movements take a gamble when they unsettle the status quo. But it is a risk worth taking.

Thousands protest GOP agenda at Milwaukee RNC, demanding justice and equality

Protesters condemned U.S. politicians on both sides of the aisle for sending weapons to Israel amid what they described as genocide in Gaza.

Biden proposes national rent control: Caps to target major corporate landlords amid soaring housing...

The announcement, scheduled for Tuesday in Nevada, comes as Biden seeks re-election and tries to tackle one of the most pressing issues facing American renters.