The Labor Department has proposed a rule that would allow more federal contractors to base employment decisions on religion, a move that rights advocates said could be used to discriminate against workers for all manner of reasons. The proposal, announced on Wednesday, seeks “to provide the broadest protection of religious …Read More »
Federal holidays 2019 US: When are they, when is Labor day and how many days off work do you get this year?
With August here, it means we’ve officially reached the hottest month of the year. In addition to sunny weather, picnics, and long days, the month of August also brings us closer to the next federal holiday. On September 2, Americans will celebrate Labor Day, a day honoring the American labor movement and all American workers. …Read More »
“It is you who do all the work and is going to do the responsive work about the shooting of El Paso,” she said. “It’s about the county workers, it’s about state workers, it’s about public service and it’s about first responders.” Several of the candidates who spoke earlier in …Read More »
After a busy week in which there was a Federal Reserve interest rate cut and an escalation in the trade war with China, the nation’s economic analysts may be eager to duck out early on a summer Friday. The new employment numbers help their cause. That’s because, to an uncanny …Read More »
Congressional Republicans, members of their staffs and conservative activists regularly flew first class to Saipan, an island just north of Guam in the Pacific Ocean. They slept at the beachfront Hyatt Regency, and dined on fresh Japanese cuisine. The junkets in the late 1990s were organized by Patrick Pizzella. The …Read More »
President Trump said Thursday that he would name Eugene Scalia as his next secretary of labor, tapping the longtime labor lawyer and son of the former Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia for a position with vast responsibility over the American work force. The appointment is likely to be contested by …Read More »
Arguing for SeaWorld Before a Future Supreme Court Justice In 2010, a killer whale attacked and killed a SeaWorld trainer named Dawn Brancheau. The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration, a division of the Labor Department, investigated and concluded that SeaWorld either knew or should have known that the whale …Read More »