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Overtime Wages

Extra Effort Unrewarded

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.17.2014 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Republicans despise America's poor and jobless. The GOP made that perfectly clear by repeatedly denouncing them and cutting food stamps and unemployment benefits. But last week, Republicans revealed that they also hate hard-working Americans!

Do You Work Overtime? (POLL)

Posted 06.14.2013 | MarloThomas

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Fixing Our Wage Theft Laws to Protect Workers, Responsible Businesses, and State Budgets

Kevin Abels | Posted 11.25.2012 | Small Business
Kevin Abels

There are two solutions to the wage theft crisis -- community education and systems change. Part of the reason why wage theft pervades is that few know about it or what to do if it occurs to them.

Stripping Clothes, Not Wage Rights

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 06.18.2012 | Business

Exotic dancers shouldn't be stripped of their status as full-time employees, nor of the compensation they're entitled to as such, a new settlement ind...

Jobs: Optimism Has Employers Hiring Again

Jerry Chautin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jerry Chautin

Employers who think they can avoid payroll tax and employee benefits by mischaracterizing independent contractors may be in for a surprise. The IRS, Labor Department, and even local state governments may disagree and the consequences can be severe.