"Is there an example of a race the chamber was involved in and was vilified by a candidate who won?" asked Holmes, rhetorically
Poll after poll indicates that the vast majority of Americans believe the minimum wage isn't high enough. Apparently, a lot
The flood of corporate money going into independent expenditures or to fronts remain in the dark. And the business lobby is intent on insuring that they stay there. The business lobby opposes disclosure in any form, from the congressional Disclose Act, to the proposed SEC regulations, to the now banned executive order.
Business groups and many congressional Republicans have assailed the labor board's decisions and rules issued during the
Three days after residents in SeaTac, Wash., voted on a ballot measure that would create the highest minimum wage in the nation by far, the results remain too close to call.
Three days after residents in SeaTac, Wash., voted on a ballot measure that would create the highest minimum wage in the
The Little Secret Corporate Lobbyists Don't Want You to Know: Earned Sick Days Are Good for Business
Providing good benefits like earned sick days helps businesses hold onto workers, which reduces joblessness and strengthens the overall economy. With less turnover, businesses save real money on the recruitment, training and lost productivity that comes each time they have to replace a worker.
While it's no surprise that the business lobby opposes anything that might increase costs, what is surprising about its campaign to defeat the minimum wage increase on New Jersey's November's ballot is the inaccurate -- and sometimes outright false -- information being presented as gospel.
Given the politics surrounding the board, the White House nominees can expect unusual scrutiny from congressional Republicans
Ohioans have elected Mr. Tan, rested and ready to office 11 times despite the fact that there is no other politician on Capitol Hill who more embodies the ethic of sell-your-soul-to-the-1-percent. Mad about the bailouts of bad banks? Blame Boehner.