fair labor standards act

Insufficient legal protections and indifferent workplaces have caused many women to fall short of pediatric guidelines.
At the center of the legal battle is an Obama-era rule that vastly expanded overtime pay to salaried workers.
The plan, which passed the House Tuesday, would let companies pay workers with time instead of money.
The struggle for the eight-hour day was real.
Workers want more family time, control over their hours and fair compensation. This bill would make it harder.
Last, week, under the cover of a media bliss-out except among Koch funded right-wing channels, the House of Representatives passed a bill which would effectively repeal future standard setting under every important environmental, public health, consumer protection, labor standards, occupational safety and civil rights law on the books.
Some postelection public statements by college and university presidents have drawn fire, however. The Nov. 30 edition of
Of course, that's not to say that it can't happen. Jose Klein of Fisher Phillips says, "Presidents have been making rules
More often than not, a college president's summer "vacation" consists of a slightly slower work pace -- maybe the luxury
The question remains -- does a higher salary mean you are obliged to work more hours? If so, what are the boundaries and how can one sustain this long term? There is a growing body of research that indicates how important time away from work is for health and wellness - not to mention productivity on the job.
The Tao Te Ching suggests that it is sometimes necessary to learn to see the events in our world backwards, inside out and upside down.
Our nation should embrace the fact that increasing the salary threshold for postdocs represents an opportunity to encourage more of our brightest young minds to consider choosing careers in science.
This victory for homecare workers was the result of a long-fought, uphill battle for dignity and respect by a workforce comprised
If you're hit with the big storm, get in touch with your supervisor or manager as soon as possible to find out whether or not you're expected to be at work. If you can't get in touch with anyone, then only go in if it's safe for you to do so. I hope you and yours stay safe. Make a snowman for me!