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The centrist Democrat is having second thoughts about Labor Secretary Alex Acosta, who once helped sex offender Jeffrey Epstein avoid prosecution.
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The stakes are high for millions of Americans — and the 2020 election.
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The Trump administration is rolling out a plan that would help insulate big franchisers from allegations of wage theft.
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Is there a shortage of truckers? Freight not, according to a paper published by the Labor Department.
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The National Employment Law Project says staffing at the agency is at a historic low, and workers will pay a price.
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The administration finally released a long-awaited plan to update overtime regulations. It's basically a watered-down version of Obama's.
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Application lands at Labor Department after media exposes undocumented workers at Trump businesses.
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A new drug-testing proposal has profound implications for future regulations of all kinds.
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Layoffs caused by foreign trade have continued apace.
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The "persuader rule," championed by unions and the Obama administration, is officially dead.
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Weak wage growth belies the notion of a labor scarcity.
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Former Obama-era officials say the two agencies have completely different missions and should stay separate.
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Experts say the choice to lead the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. wasn't based on qualifications.
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Everything is fine ... except your paycheck.
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The Trump administration is taking the reins off low-wage employers. It's a stark reversal from the Obama years.
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While Andy Puzder ran Hardee's, its franchisees altered timecards, deducted pay for uniforms and even broke child labor law.
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We'll see if Trump's team is ready to target industries, like fast food, where workers often get stiffed.